LOS ANGELES – The California Wellness Foundation proudly recognized its 2012 California Peace Prize honorees: Michael Cummings of Los Angeles, Kevin Grant of Oakland and the late Su Yon Park of Oakland. Each received a cash award of $25,000 as an acknowledgment of their commitment to prevent violence and promote peace in their communities.
The California Wellness Foundation is a private, independent foundation created in 1992, with a mission to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education and disease prevention.
Since its founding, TCWF has awarded 6,544 grants totaling more than $815 million. It is one of the state’s largest private foundations.
Please visit TCWF’s website at CalWellness.org for more information, including a newsroom section devoted to the California Peace Prize and the three honorees. High-resolution photos are also available. Video interview clips for Cummings and Grant are posted at TCWF’s YouTube channel.