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Fatimah Loren Muhammad
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:48 am
Executive Director Health Alliance for Violence Intervention FOCUS Fatimah leads the Health Alliance for Violence Intervention (HAVI) as its first Executive Director. Through innovative community/hospital partnerships, HAVI has expanded health-based, trauma-informed care by cultivating a powerful national alliance of ER doctors, trauma surgeons, researchers, front line interventionalists, and communities impacted by violence. Fatimah’s vision for… View Article
Tammy Lee
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:44 am
Community Epidemiologist Alameda County Public Health Department FOCUS Alameda County aspires to be a place where everyone–regardless of where you live, how much money you have, or the color of your skin–can lead a healthy, fulfilling, and productive life. But the county is not there yet. It must tackle large and persistent health inequities based… View Article
Patrick Kennelly
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:43 am
Director Marquette University Center for Peacemaking FOCUS Patrick believes that the challenges faced by urban neighborhoods can be solved rather than managed. He envisions urban communities transformed from neighborhoods of last resort to destination neighborhoods for families of all incomes; communities where throughout their lives people are successful and healthy; places where businesses thrive, children… View Article
Danielle Howa Pendergrass
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:35 am
DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC Eastern Utah Women’s Health, LLC FOCUS Settled by immigrants, Carbon County, Utah, once boasted 54 different nationalities that worked together in coal mines and on the railroads to build our industrial community. Like many rural communities, Carbon County is disproportionally affected by health disparities, economic instability, and inequitable opportunity. In honoring our… View Article
Larry Hiscock
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:27 am
Community Partnerships Manager M Health Fairview FOCUS The focus of Larry’s work in the Twin Cities region is to cultivate a culture of health that expects all communities—regardless of geography, race, or ethnicity—receive the investment, access to power, and opportunity its members require to live full, healthy lives in which all are treated fairly. Currently,… View Article
Vaishnavi Hariprasad
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:25 am
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Manager Colorado Blueprint to End Hunger FOCUS Vaishnavi’s vision for a Culture of Health is to eliminate barriers and break down structural racism so that everyone has the opportunity to thrive, regardless of where they come from. Currently in the United States, where we live—and which neighborhood we grew up in—is… View Article
Rex Fowler
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:18 am
Chief Executive Officer Hartford Community Loan Fund FOCUS Rex lives in Hartford, Connecticut, and works in the field of community development finance. Once the country’s richest city, Hartford is now a city with rich racial and ethnic diversity, but where one-third of its residents live in poverty, despite its status as the capital of the… View Article
Jessyca Dudley
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:13 am
Owner MarginNotes LLC FOCUS Jessyca Dudley will build safe and healthy communities in Chicago. Chicago loses more than 400 people each year to homicides; in recent years that number has jumped to over 700 lives lost—driven by the gun violence facing young people and communities of color in our city. Jessyca will work to: 1)… View Article
Stanley Andrisse
Posted On July 23, 2019 1:01 am
Executive Director From Prison Cells to PhD, Inc. FOCUS The U.S. incarcerates more people than any other country in the world (2.3 million people with an additional 4.7 million under supervision, with 70 percent being people-of-color). Obtaining higher education reduced the rate of returning to prison by 43 percent and was 4 to 5 times… View Article

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