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Oct 01, 2014, 13:00 ET

The California Wellness Foundation Announces Launch of its Advancing Wellness Grants Program

 The California Wellness Foundation (Cal Wellness) today announced the launch of its new Advancing Wellness grants program designed to promote...

Jul 15, 2014, 13:06 ET

Nonprofit Executives in the Health Sector Receive 2014 TCWF Sabbatical Program Award

 Seven nonprofit health-sector executives will be recognized with The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) Sabbatical Program Award at a...

Feb 25, 2014, 15:53 ET
Judy Belk, President and CEO, The California Wellness Foundation.  (PRNewsFoto/The California Wellness Foundation)

Philanthropic Leader Judy Belk Appointed President and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation

 Judy Belk will lead The California Wellness Foundation as its next president and CEO, effective April 7, 2014, announced Barbara C. Staggers,...

Sep 10, 2013, 14:58 ET

TCWF Honors Unsung Heroes With 21st Annual California Peace Prize

 Three community leaders will be honored by The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) with the 2013 California Peace Prize for their efforts to...

Jun 03, 2013, 12:00 ET

TCWF Honors Health Education Leaders Committed To Underserved Communities

Three inspiring leaders in health education will be honored by The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) as the 2013 Champions of Health...

Feb 05, 2013, 12:00 ET

The California Wellness Foundation Announces New Board Appointments

The Board of Directors of The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) today announced two new appointments: Barbara C. Staggers, M.D., M.P.H., as...

Nov 13, 2012, 13:03 ET

The California Wellness Foundation Announces 20th Annual California Peace Prize Honorees

Three community leaders will be honored by The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) with the 2012 California Peace Prize for their efforts to...

Nov 01, 2012, 12:00 ET

Health-Sector Nonprofit Executives Receive 2012 TCWF Sabbatical Program Award

 Eight nonprofit health-sector executives are being recognized with The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) Sabbatical Program Award at a...

Sep 17, 2012, 12:00 ET

The California Wellness Foundation Announces New Staff Appointments

The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) announced the appointments of Crystal D. Crawford as program director and Claudiette Wright-Bey as...

Jun 28, 2012, 20:52 ET

TCWF President And CEO Diana Bonta Commends U.S. Supreme Court Decision On Constitutionality Of The Affordable Care Act

Diana M. Bonta, R.N., Dr.P.H., president and CEO of The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF), lauded the U.S. Supreme Court's decision today...

May 30, 2012, 12:29 ET

TCWF Honors Health Education Leaders Committed To Underserved Communities

 Three dedicated leaders in health education will be honored by The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) as the 2012 Champions of Health...

Nov 10, 2011, 13:50 ET

Health-Sector Nonprofit Executives Receive 2011 TCWF Sabbatical Program Award

Eight nonprofit health-sector executives are being recognized with The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) Sabbatical Program Award at a luncheon...

Nov 02, 2011, 16:13 ET

Dr. Diana M. Bonta Appointed President & CEO of The California Wellness Foundation

Renowned health care executive Dr. Diana M. Bonta will lead The California Wellness Foundation as its next president and CEO, effective January...

Oct 17, 2011, 11:00 ET

The California Wellness Foundation Announces 2011 California Peace Prize Honorees

Ray Balberan is an expert at bringing together San Francisco city leaders, law enforcement officials, caseworkers and community members to create...

May 02, 2011, 11:00 ET

Higher Education Visionaries Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award

Developing programs to address challenges found through their own personal experiences, three extraordinary higher education leaders will be...

Oct 05, 2010, 11:00 ET

The California Wellness Foundation Announces 2010 California Peace Prize Honorees

Aquil Basheer, a renowned gang intervention practitioner, uses his street experience to educate youth and professionals that regularly deal with...

May 24, 2010, 11:00 ET

Higher Education Leaders Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award

Three extraordinary higher education leaders will be honored as the 2010 Champions of Health Professions Diversity by The California Wellness...

Oct 22, 2009, 12:00 ET

Health-Sector Nonprofit Executives Receive 2009 TCWF Sabbatical Program Award

Eight nonprofit health-sector executives are being recognized with The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) Sabbatical Program Award at...

Oct 05, 2009, 16:37 ET

The California Wellness Foundation Announces 2009 California Peace Prize Honorees

Brian King, a former gang member and drug dealer, started a faith-based program in partnership with law enforcement, city leaders, and...

Jun 03, 2009, 12:00 ET

Mentors Who Support Students Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award

Guillermo J. Camacho, Shirley Flores-Munoz and Tomas A. Magana awarded $25,000 each for leadership in increasing diversity in the health...