2014 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award Winners
Meet the Grantees:
Eloy Ortiz Oakley
Eloy is greatly increasing community college students’ completion of transfer-level courses through better placement and enrollment strategies.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris & Suzy Loftus
Nadine and Suzy are developing effective responses for children affected by significant adverse childhood experiences, which are linked to lifelong problems with health, wellness and learning.
Susan is providing shelter, guidance and support for hundreds of women to promote their successful re-entry into society after incarceration.
Mari is using technology and partnerships to achieve literacy among non-literate Spanish speakers, which helps thousands of Californians gain skills necessary to secure a better life for themselves and their families.
Charisse Bremond Weaver & George Weaver
Charisse and George are substantially improving the academic achievement and health of South Los Angeles youth through a set of tailored programs provided with business and community partners.