Tami Jollie-Trottier
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:23 pm
Owner Seven Stone: Center for Behavioral Health and Healing FOCUS Dr. Jollie-Trottier practices an action-oriented leadership approach to bringing change to her tribal community in Belcourt, N.D., and beyond. She’s building a behavioral health model to provide culturally responsible healing to indigenous people. She utilizing her experience in Culture of Health Leaders to focus on… View Article
Jennifer Irving
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:22 pm
Director of Grants Red Cloud Indian School FOCUS Jennifer’s focus area is narrative change with specific focus on her home reservation. The Pine Ridge reservation, home to the Oglala Lakota, is one of the largest land-based reservations in the country and is often featured in regional and national media. All too often, the stories featured… View Article
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
Raji Ganesan
Posted On March 5, 2020 10:20 pm
Community Educator/Artist/Facilitator Youth Empowerment Project FOCUS Classrooms serving marginalized youth in Phoenix, Ariz., should center safety, healing, justice, critical thinking, and community wisdom. By design, in Phoenix and all over the U.S., classrooms serving predominantly Black, Indigenous, Immigrant, and Refugee youth are sites of hostility and criminalization. As levels of trauma experienced by young people… 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

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