Yadira Montoya
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:34 pm
Health Program Officer Lloyd A. Fry Foundation FOCUS Yadira’s interest in health, and her belief that healthcare is a basic human right, began as a young girl when she served as her parents’ ad hoc advocate, interpreter, and “care coordinator.” In high school, her interest expanded to advocating for the health of her community—La Villita—when… View Article
Ashton Chapman
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:11 am
Social Scientist Social Grove FOCUS Ashton believes that science is only as effective as its ability to spur true social change. She cares deeply about how evidence is created, and she sees equity-driven research practices as key to disrupting the harmful power dynamics that often exist between researchers, community organizations, funders, and policymakers. As a… View Article
Carlene Davis
Posted On July 22, 2019 10:31 pm
Carlene Davis, Co-Founder and Southern California Director Sistahs Aging with Grace & Elegance FOCUS They say that “Black don’t crack”, but we recognize that Black women’s resistance, resilience, and brilliance belies the cumulative toll of cradle-to-grave educational, social, economic, and housing inequities that shape our lived experiences. Sistahs Aging with Grace & Elegance (SAGE) is… View Article
Thomas Cudjoe
Posted On July 22, 2019 9:10 pm
Post Doctoral Fellow The Johns Hopkins University, Department of Medicine: Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology FACILITATING SOCIAL RESOURCES; MOBILIZING THE IMMOBILE FOCUS Both of my grandfathers are now deceased, but the memory that permeates my mind for each of them is our walks together. Our simple walks shape my vision of what health is… View Article

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