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|Feb 18, 2016||
CVP Co-Founder and Director of the CVP Communications Program Dr. Dean Schillinger was recently awarded The James Irvine Foundation 2016 Leadership award for his work in creating The Bigger Picture. Congratulations Dean! |
The James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards recognize individuals who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to critical California issues. The Foundation provides each recipient's organization with $200,000 to support his or her work benefiting the people of California, and helps recipients share their approaches with policymakers and practitioners.
The Bigger Picture is a collaboration between Youth Speaks, and the University of California, San Francisco Center for Vulnerable Populations designed to combat the rising epidemic of Type 2 diabetes by empowering youth to change the conversation about the disease, and work to change the social and environmental factors that have led to its spread.
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