November Dialogue: The Importance of Mental and Physical Health for Success in Underserved Populations
Please join us for our November TPC Philanthropy Dialogue to discuss...
- What can contribute to an at-risk youth’s success in life?
- Why do sports matter?
- What stands in the way of the good nutrition needed for success?
Laura Hayden, Associate Professor of Counseling and School Psychology, College of Education and Human Development, University of Massachusetts, Boston. Laura’s research and focus is on the relationship between physical activity and life skill development among at-risk youth, with a focus on understanding how youth develop culturally relevant skills that contribute to their happiness and success within their community.
David S. Cohen, Chief Executive Officer, Doc Wayne Youth Services (Grantee) whose mission is to fuse sport and therapy to heal and strengthen at-risk youth. Under David's leadership, Doc Wayne was named the 2015 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Sports Award winner as an Influential Leader and Model for Others Making Communities Healthier Through Sport
Doug Rauch, Founder and President, Daily Table (Grantee) whose mission is to help communities make great choices around food by providing access to tasty, healthy, convenient, and truly affordable meals and groceries. In his 31 years with Trader Joe’s, the last 14 years as President, Doug played a pivotal role in its growth from a small retail chain in Southern California to a nationally acclaimed retail success story. After retiring from Trader Joe’s in 2008, Doug was a Fellow at Harvard’s Advanced Leadership Initiative, where the idea for Daily Table was first hatched.