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Jody Podl, Your Teen Magazine interviews Dr. Janice Johnson Dias on the difference between happiness and joy.


Source: Your Teen Magazine
Title: An Inspiring Interview with Marley Dias’ Mom, Dr. Janice Johnson Dias
Date: March 20, 2021
Author: Jody Podl
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Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, co-creator of the GrassROOTS Community Foundation (GCF), a public health and social justice organization that develops, scales, and funds community health initiatives for impoverished women and girls, has been described as a force of nature. Janice is a scholar-activist whose life’s work is developing research-informed, innovative solutions to the challenges facing the urban poor, particularly underserved black mothers and their children. Dr. Johnson Dias currently lives in West Orange, New Jersey, with her husband, Scott Dias, a geographer, their daughter Marley, and dog Philly.

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