California has been a powerful force in our 30 year fight against HIV. The demands of early activists from this state played a central role in the U.S. government investing in AIDS research. It was the only way to save the many lives hanging in the balance.
Anne E. Price has spent 20 years working in a wide range of areas including child welfare, hunger, welfare reform, workforce development, community development and higher education. She is the director of the Closing the Racial Wealth Gap (GRWG) Initiative at the Insight Center for Community Economic Development in Oakland, California. The Insight Center is a national research, consulting, and legal organization dedicated to building economic health in vulnerable communities.