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01 Oct, 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...


15 Jul, 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...


10 Sep, 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...


03 Jun, 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...


05 Feb, 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...


13 Nov, 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...


01 Nov, 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...


17 Sep, 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...


28 Jun, 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...


30 May, 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...


10 Nov, 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...


02 Nov, 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...


17 Oct, 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...


02 May, 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...


05 Oct, 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...


24 May, 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...


22 Oct, 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...


05 Oct, 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...


03 Jun, 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...


12 Nov, 2008, 12:00 ET Three Community Leaders to Receive Foundation's 2008 California Peace Prize

Kismet Evans' personal history with drug abuse, incarceration, and homelessness inspires her to provide support and guidance to youth and their...


11 Aug, 2008, 01:00 ET Departing Legislators Receive Foundation Recognition for Leadership in Policy Arena

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Wellness Foundation (TCWF) presents its 2008 Public Policy Leadership Award to two...


03 Jun, 2008, 01:00 ET Higher Education Leaders Receive TCWF Champions of Health Professions Diversity Award

SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Three extraordinary higher education leaders will be honored as the 2008 Champions of Health Professions...


08 Nov, 2007, 00:00 ET Three Community Leaders to Receive TCWF'S 2007 California Peace Prize

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Casey Gwinn created a model organization in San Diego that coordinates and co-locates services and...


05 Jun, 2007, 01:00 ET Physicians Honored as TCWF Champions of Diversity in the Health Professions

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Three remarkable physicians will be honored as the 2007 Champions of Health Professions Diversity...


09 Nov, 2006, 00:00 ET The California Wellness Foundation Announces 2006 California Peace Prize Honorees

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahra Abdi teaches Somali and African refugees and immigrants who have fled their violent homelands how to...