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California Peace Prize

Honoree Videos

The California Wellness Foundation is proud to present its 2010 California Peace Prize honorees. Each received a cash award of $25,000 as an acknowledgment of their commitment to prevent violence and promote peace in their communities.

2010 CPP Videos

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