On Friday June 20th the Sierra Health Foundation hosted the first annual “Girls on the Rise” conference. Girls on the Rise is a program geared towards young women of color in the South Sacramento area. In the program, girls identify and find solutions to problems in their community. This year the group decided to focus on healthy eating and fitness. This conference ran by the girls of Girls on the Rise was meant to teach other young women about health and what they can do for the community.