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In this issue…

Cover Story
Grantees provide preventive health care services for low-income residents in Orange County

Community Health
The Salud Ambiental, Latinas Tomando Acción (SALTA) program trains residents as environmental health activists

Population Health Improvement
Pooled fund provides support  for seven Alameda County school-based health centers

Teenage Pregnancy Prevention
Incarcerated young men learn about teen pregnancy prevention.

Violence Prevention
Father Gregory Boyle, Matt Sanchez and Gianna Tran receive 2000 California Peace Prize awards

Work and Health
Workers affected by Living Wage Ordinance learn about the benefits of health insurance

Special Projects
Policy analysis aids health advocacy efforts on behalf of low- and middle-income residents.

Also in this issue:

TCWF Grants Program

Grants Awarded This Quarter

Staff Profile

What's New: What's New: Grantees attend TCWF conferences; TCWF selected as "Foundation of the Year;" "Reflections on Strategic Grantmaking" available; Grantees participate in LA Times Festival of Health; Teen pregnancy research available; TCWF prepares for future priority areas; Staff and board kudos; New staff.



Our Work

  • We use our resources to advance our mission through grantmaking, investments, sharing our learning and lifting our voice.
  • We fund direct services that address the urgent needs people are facing in their communities, particularly the needs of low-income individuals, people of color, youth and residents of rural areas.
  • We recognize, encourage and strengthen leaders to be powerful agents of change.
  • We support advocacy and civic engagement so that communities can build power and create public policies that reflect their vision, will and needs.
  • We trust and invest in nonprofit organizations so that they can operate at full capacity.
  • We partner with community-led organizations, philanthropic organizations, businesses, government and individuals who want to improve health and wellness for Californians.

Our Mission

To protect and improve the health and wellness of the people of California by increasing access to health care, quality education, good jobs, healthy environments and safe neighborhoods.

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