The California Wellness Foundation is a private, independent foundation established in 1992 as a result of Health Net's conversion from nonprofit to for-profit status.
The foundation is committed to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness, education, and disease prevention.
The foundation focuses on eight health issues which include diversity in health professions; environmental health; healthy aging; mental health; teenage pregnancy prevention; violence prevention; women's health; and work and health.
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Florence Norman founded Sweet Cavanagh, an award-winning peer-led aftercare social enterprise based in Notting Hill. The company hires women and trains them how to make and design jewelry. However, these women are in the process of recovering from eating disorders and addictions.