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Joyce Foundation


Founded 1948, with assets of $750M. "The Joyce Foundation supports efforts to protect the natural environment of the Great Lakes, to reduce poverty and violence in the region, and to ensure that its people have access to good schools, decent jobs, and a diverse and thriving culture."

Issues include the environment, education, and gun violence. Board of Directors as of October 2006: Chairman John T. Anderson, Ellen S. Alberding, Robert G. Bottoms, Michael F. Brewer, Charles U. Daly, Anthony S. Earl, Roger R. Fross, Howard L. Fuller, Carlton L. Guthrie, Marion T. Hall, Valerie B. Jarrett, Daniel P. Kearney, Paula Wolff.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Anthony S. Earl
12-Apr-1936   Governor of Wisconsin, 1983-87
Valerie B. Jarrett
14-Nov-1956   White House Office of Public Liaison
Daniel P. Kearney
1939   EVP at Aetna, 1991-98
Jessica Tuchman Mathews
1946   Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Barack Obama
Head of State
4-Aug-1961   44th President of the United States

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