Judy's Voice

 

 

Personal Essays

Black People are Better Dressers than White Folks. There’s a Reason

Los Angeles Times  |  February 17, 2019

One year After San bernadino

The Huffington Post  |  December 5, 2016

 

An unspoken barrier to getting more black girls in the pool: the hair factoR

Los Angeles Times  |  August 23, 2016

 

Health Shouldn’t Be Based On Where You Live

Los Angeles Times  |  November 15, 2014

 

On Sunday, Faith and Freedom

Los Angeles Times  |  April 7, 2013

 

A Cycle of Class and Privilege

The Los Angeles Times  |  2011

Black Man's Burden

Los Angeles Times  |  January 16, 2011

 

Black and White Snapshots

Chicken Soup for the African American Soul  |  2004

 

Big Sky, Open Arms

The New York Times  |  June 22, 2003

 

Prison Talk

National Public Radio  |  2003

Love with a Tech Weenie

Northwestern University Magazine  |  2002

 

Black and White Snapshots

The Xavier  |  2001

Rhododendron ParanoiA

National Public Radio (NPR)  |  1992  

 

The Old Old Town

The Washington Post  |  1990

 

Black Killers, Black Corpses: A Survivor’s Story

The Wall Street Journal  |  l989  

 

BuppieS

San Francisco Sunday Examiner and Chronicle  |  1985

 

Short Stories

Swimming lessons ( A Naomi story )

Phoebe Magazine  |  2004

 
 

BUBBLING UP

The Griffin  |  2004

 

 

MISBEHAVIN' HAIR ( A NAOMI STORY )

Wind Magazine  |  2001

 
 
 

Philanthropy Spotlight

Judy Belk is president and chief executive of the California Wellness Foundation, an independent foundation making grants to promote health, wellness education and disease prevention for Californians.

 

‘First Step Act’ Aids Newly Released Prisoners, but Philanthropy Is Still Much Needed

Chronicle of Philanthropy  |  January 17, 2019

Impatience Can Be a Virtue, Too: Rethinking the "How" of Philanthropy

The Center for Effective Philanthropy  |  December 13, 2016

 

VOICES: THE POWER TO VOTE IS AWESOME. USE IT

USA Today  |  October 6, 2016

 

Guns and Foundation Leadership: A Critique of a Chronicle Column From the California Wellness Foundation’s CE0

Chronicle of Philanthropy  |  August 18, 2016

 

Enough! Gun Violence, Promote Wellness

CalWellness  |  July 8, 2016

 

ADDRESSING THE GUN VIOLENCE EPIDEMIC : AMERICA HAS THE WILL; PHILANTHROPY CAN HELP SHOW THE WAY

Grantmakers in Health  |  March 2016

 

DON’T BE A WIMP: WHY A NEW FOUNDATION CEO WANTS TO BE THE ‘INFLUENCE LADY’ 

Chronicle of Philanthropy  |  October 28, 2015