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Cynthia Gonzalez
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:21 pm
Assistant Professor Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science FOCUS Committed to health equity by addressing health disparities in Los Angeles’ Watts neighborhood via placemaking and community engagement; committed to principles of social justice and advocacy. MORE ABOUT CYNTHIA Cynthia has both a personal and professional commitment and passion for advocacy, social justice, and… View Article
Jenny Espinoza-Marcus
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:17 pm
Chief of Educational Partnerships Program California Correctional Health Care Services FOCUS Dr. Jenny Espinoza-Marcus serves as chief of the Educational Partnerships Program for the state of California’s prison health care system, California Correctional Health Care Services. Her areas of focus are vulnerable populations, education, community engagement, and criminal justice health. She has advocated and provided… View Article
Alexandra Del Pinal
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:13 pm
Program Director and Founder Punks with Lunch/Community Outreach Harm Reduction Team FOCUS Alexandra Del Pinal’s focus is on helping her community understand the challenges that marginalized and stigmatized people experience in their lives. She engages service providers and community members, helping them understand how to interact and work with those communities who are hardest to… View Article
Amee Raval
Posted On March 5, 2020 9:53 pm
Senior Policy Researcher Asian Pacific Environmental Network FOCUS Amee advocates to ensure that working class communities of color are at the center of building solutions to the climate crisis. The communities with the fewest material resources face the greatest threats from climate change. So far, a lot of efforts around climate adaptation have focused on… View Article
Oscar Medina
Posted On March 3, 2020 9:59 pm
Project Manager Mind Body Awareness Project FOCUS Oscar’s work is at the intersection of consciousness, systems change, mental health, and indigenous wisdom in service to marginalized populations, Latinx communities, and leaders. There are five million youth living in America today at or below the poverty line; impacted by intergenerational trauma; with lack of access to… View Article
Dana Harvey
Posted On August 2, 2019 9:51 pm
Executive Director Mandela MarketPlace Dana Harvey passed away in March 2019 after a battle with cancer. She will be dearly missed by her fellow Culture of Health Leaders, Culture of Health Leaders program staff, and by the entire Robert Wood Johnson Foundation family. Her leadership and her commitment to food security and equitable economic development… View Article
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