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Carolyn Russell was inducted into the Community Service category in 2007.

My Story

For the past 22 years, Carolyn Russell has served as Executive Director of A Safe Place, an Alameda County-based agency that provides shelter, crisis counseling and other services to female victims of domestic violence and their children. Through her leadership, A Safe Place has built collaborative relationships in the community that have helped the agency expand services in the face of cutbacks in public funding.