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Reflections

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Reflections is a series produced by Cal Wellness to share lessons learned and information gleaned from its grantmaking practices and strategies.

The latest edition of Reflections is "Reflections On 20 Years of Grantmaking: Select Writings by Gary L. Yates." It contains a selection of writings by The California Wellness Foundation's recently retired president and CEO, Gary L. Yates. It covers a wide range of grantmaking issues: veterans, preventing teen pregnancy, building grassroots organizational capacity, health care reform, foundation diversity, core operating support, developing the health care workforce and preventing violence. The selections highlight Yates' work over his 20-year tenure at the Foundation.

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On 20 Years of Grantmaking:

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