OAKLAND (KCBS) – The California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state’s unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence. This year one of the three recipients of the honor and $25,000 prize was Bay Area native George Galvis.
An Oakland resident and nonprofit leader, Galvis has been working to empower at-risk youth to become future leaders. This mission is a very personal one to him as he himself was one of those troubled youth in the streets who was formerly incarcerated.READ MORE: Man Who Crashed Vehicle In Walnut Creek Struck, Killed By 2nd Vehicle After Walking Into Roadway
KCBS’ Connie C. Kim talks to George Galvis: