DDCF Announces Inaugural Awardees of Child Well-being Leadership Development Grants
New York, April 23, 2019 – The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) today announced the five inaugural recipients of Child Well-being Leadership Development grants, which support programs that help racially and ethnically diverse mid- and senior-level researchers, policymakers and practitioners become transformative leaders who can make sustained improvements in the well-being of vulnerable children and families in the U.S.
“Effective and diverse social sector leadership is critical for ending intergenerational cycles of poverty and persistently inequitable outcomes for families and children,” said Lola Adedokun, program director for child well-being at DDCF. “We are excited to support a new set of leaders as they innovate and implement approaches to tackling the complex, systemic issues that unduly burden U.S. communities contending with vast health and economic disparities.”
The inaugural recipients of DDCF’s Child Well-being Leadership Development grants include...