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Our Vision

We will improve the health of entire communities by addressing the social drivers of health in historically under-served neighborhoods.

Our Values

In our work and on our teams, we value:

  • Collaboration. We leverage the power of connection and engagement.
  • Diversity. We invite a variety of voices to the table.
  • Empowerment. We seek out and support community-led ideas.
  • Equity. We create inclusive, accessible, and effective solutions.
  • Trust. We build and nurture authentic relationships.

Our Mission

We leverage the power of collaboration to improve health outcomes in under-served communities.

Open Positions

If you share our vision and values and want to join our work, please submit an application.

Equal Employment Opportunity: The Health Education Council values diversity and inclusion and treats all individuals with respect based on their merit. HEC is an equal opportunity employer and makes all employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs. The Council does not discriminate on the basis of race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, primary language, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, breastfeeding, childbirth, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, breastfeeding, or childbirth), gender, sex stereotyping (including assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), marital status, domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, U.S. veteran status, U.S. military status, family care or medical leave status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, California, or local law, rule, ordinance or regulation. We interpret these protected statuses broadly to include both the actual status and also any perceptions and assumptions made regarding these statuses.

For more information on HEC's policy and/or to file a complaint with HEC, please email Philip Bensing, Deputy Director of Operations ( Information about the EEOC complaint procedure can be found on it's website (, or by calling 1-800-669-4000 (English), or 1-800-669-6820 (TTY). Information about the DFEH can be found on its website (, or by calling 1-800-844-1684 (English), or 1-800-700-2320 (TTY).