Meet the Inaugural 2023-2024 Together Toward Equity Fellows

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A strong public health infrastructure that recognizes community organizations as trusted, equal partners is essential to impact the root causes of long-term, systemic inequities.

PHI’s Together Toward Equity Fellowship strengthens community leadership and organizational impact by creating a dynamic Fellowship to invest in an effective, sustainable and equity-focused public health infrastructure for the future.

The Fellowship forges a pathway for Fellows to grow within and with community organizations through coaching, capacity building activities, access to subject matter experts, project-based leadership, and peer networking. To provide additional support and benefits to organizations, the Fellowship includes peer-engagement, skills-building, and organizational support for each organization represented in the Fellowship. This includes, but is not limited to, access to virtual trainings and online self-guided learning. Learn more about the Together Toward Equity Fellowship.

Meet the 2023-2024 Inaugural Together Toward Equity Fellows

Fellows in the inaugural cohort were selected from the CBOs engaged in PHI’s Together Toward Health (TTH) network that championed the importance of community-rooted organizations to stop the spread of COVID-19 in California’s most impacted communities.

TTE fellows

TTE Fellows

  • Joyce Martinez, Community Health Partnership, Alameda
  • Kary Carbone, United Way of Northern California, Shasta
  • Koji Lewis, Little Manila Rising, San Joaquin
  • Quincel Quiambao, Little Manila Rising, San Joaquin
  • Asma Hussein, Somali Family Services of San Diego, San Diego
  • Amanda Brown, Roots Community Health Center, Alameda
  • Isai Garnica-Palma, Valley Onward, Merced
  • Moyosore Buari, San Diego Refugee Communities Coalition, San Diego
  • Joycelyn Phillips, The Amelia Ann Adams Whole Life Center, San Joaquin
  • Arturo Rodriguez, Central Valley Empowerment Alliance, Tulare
  • Tanice Wallace, The Amelia Ann Adams Whole Life Center, San Joaquin
  • Ucedrah Osby, Community Interventions, Kern
  • Lorraine Tuala, Southern California Pacific Islander Community Response Team, Riverside
  • Emprezz Nontzikelelo, MLKcommUNITY Initiative, Kern
  • Dr. Jonathan Butler, San Francisco African American Faith-Based Coalition, San Francisco

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