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Our Principles

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  4. Jackson A, Kania J, Montgomery T. Effective change requires proximate leaders. Stanford Social Innovation Review. October 2, 2020. doi:10.48558/DBNF-V067
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  7. The Diversity Rider. Act One Ventures. Published May 25, 2021. Accessed February 17, 2022.
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  10. Powers A. Co-ops have the power to transform the future of work and racial equity for communities of color. Capital Impact Partners. October 23, 2019. Accessed February 17, 2022.

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In Full Health is a community committed to advancing equitable opportunities in health innovation investment, solution development, and purchasing.