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Appendix C: Biosketches of Speakers, Moderators, and Planning Committee Members
Pages 87-100

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... There he built the largest community benefit program in the United States, investing more than $2 billion annually in community health. He led Kaiser ­Permanente's signature national health improvement partnerships, including the Weight of the Nation, the Convergence Partnership, and the Partnership for a Healthier America.
From page 88...
... Her National Institutes of Health–sponsored research is focused on improving access to reproductive health care and promoting healthy pregnancy weight gain among at-risk adolescents using text messaging, social media mining, and natural language processing (NLP)
From page 89...
... , where she incorporates poetry and writing as part of her cultural strategy to develop trauma-informed programming for systems-affected youth at the Community United for Restorative Youth Justice (CURYJ)
From page 90...
... As a board member of Legal Services for Prisoners with Children, he helped create All of Us or None, which fights for the rights of formerly and currently incarcerated people and families. He has led statewide advocacy efforts to transform punitive school and juvenile justice policies that disparately affect youth of color and has developed traditional rites of passage programs as healthy alternatives to gang violence.
From page 91...
... Dr. Johnson previously served as the administrator and state health officer for Wisconsin and the director of Behavioral Health Services at Milwaukee Health Services Inc., a feder ally qualified health center.
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... Ms. Martinez Garcel has published extensively on issues related to health equity, vulnerable populations, and community health workers.
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... Dr. Noguera appears as a regular commentator on educational issues on several national media outlets, and his editorials on educational issues have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Dallas Morning News, and Los Angeles Times.
From page 94...
... He serves as a member of the Roundtable on Population Health Improvement of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; as chair of the steering committee of the COVID-19 Regional Response Team, which he helped to establish; and on the board of the Show-Me School-Based Health Alliance, which grew out of a Health Equity Works working group on school-based health centers. Abigail Robinson, M.S., is the co-founder and lead teacher of Algoma Venture Academy, a project-based and community-based public charter school in Northeast Wisconsin.
From page 95...
... Ross has provided leadership in supporting the vision of underserved communities and grassroots ­leaders for a healthier California and a healthier America. TCE has provided advocacy and funded efforts in support of "Health For All" across the state, expanding health coverage for undocumented residents, farm­workers, and "Dreamers," strengthening diversity in the health workforce, advancing wellness-driven school climate reforms, improving health advocacy for young men and young women of color, and providing leadership for health-oriented criminal justice reform.
From page 96...
... Terriquez has also received major grants from the Irvine Foundation, the California Endowment, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as well as fellowships from the Ford Foundation and the Stanford Center for the Advanced Study in the ­Behavioral Sciences.
From page 97...
... He is interested in exploring how law and policy shape the lived experience of children, how they can be employed to help prevent children's rights violations, and how law -- specifically children's rights law -- can elevate children. His primary research areas include the implementation of children's rights law, child trafficking and other forms of violence against children, human rights education, human rights and the social determinants of health, and legal and cultural constructs of childhood.
From page 98...
... During her time in office, she has introduced legislation to ban the use of Styrofoam containers in restaurants and has passed legislation to mandate free period products in all public schools in Guam. In addition to the Youth Congress, she is also the deputy director and chief relations officer for Famalao'an Rights, Guam's first reproductive initiative focused on addressing the need for accessible reproductive health care in the island.
From page 99...
... She currently serves as the executive chair of the San Francisco Youth Commission. On the commission, she helped lead the Vote16SF/Prop G campaign to 207,000+ votes in 2020 and successfully advocated for Free Muni for Youth and several pieces of legislation that reached the SF Board of Supervisors on a range of topics from addressing anti-AAPI hate crimes to increasing affordable housing and climate action.


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