The 2018 Silver SPUR Awards, held on October 30, recognized individuals whose achievements have made San Francisco and the Bay Area a better place to live and work.
Dr. Anita Friedman’s distinguished record of public service ranges from leading the Bay Area’s Jewish Family and Children’s Services, one of the largest and oldest family service institutions in the United States, to serving as policy consultant to the State of Israel Ministry of Social Affairs. She has served on various local, state, national and international commissions, including as a longtime Commissioner of the San Francisco Human Services Commission. As a speaker, lecturer and author, Dr. Friedman’s expertise includes social policy and programming for diverse populations; the financing of health and human services; developing innovative business and social enterprise models; and Holocaust and genocide education.
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