In this issue...
Health agencies unite through the Border Health Initiative to tackle health problems such as tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS on both sides of the California/Mexico border.
Homeless Prenatal Program offers assistance to expectant mothers by providing prenatal services, education and child-rearing assistance.
Population Health Improvement
Mobile clinic provides eye care to Native Americans and helps diagnose early stages of diabetes.
Teenage Pregnancy Prevention
"Get Real! About Teen Pregnancy" campaign targets policymakers and opinion leaders by promoting communication and access to contraceptives.
Three outstanding community advocates receive 1999 California Peace Prize Award.
Work and Health
Santa Clara Center for Occupational Safety and Health educates employees to become health advocates in the workplace.
High school and college students receive opportunity to boost skills through hands-on biotechnology training.
Peggy Graham, executive assistant.
Also in this issue:
TCWF's Board of Directors announces new chair and vice chair
What's New: Computers In Our Future grantees attend conference; TCWF staff invited to legislative briefings; TCWF receives recognition; Board chair honored; Grantees participate in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Health; TCWF hosts international fellow; and new staff.
Guided by our mission, we pursue the following goals through our grantmaking: