We’ve launched a four-part podcast series, Let’s End Domestic Violence: Heal, Restore, Prevent. Join award-winning journalist and host Bonnie Boswell as she speaks with today’s leading domestic violence prevention experts about how we can break the cycle and end domestic violence in California.
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Blue Shield of California Foundation supports lasting and equitable solutions to make California the healthiest state and end domestic violence.
80% of health outcomes are not tied to health care — which is why we target root causes in our work to promote health equity and end domestic violence. We have carefully honed our strategies to focus on the following three areas:
Three evaluation leaders, including our very own Chief Evaluation and Strategy Director, Ana Jackson, share how they are fostering more equitable approaches to evaluation to ensure they are putting the people they serve at the center of their work.
Our grantees' work to end domestic violence is echoed in first-ever national plan to end gender-based violence.
Californians in general struggle to find and afford mental health treatment, but the access difficulties are magnified for survivors. These access challenges are often compounded by practical, cultural and linguistic barriers including — as in Lisbet’s case — the overwhelming nature of domestic violence, health insurance limitations, stigma and fear of turning to authorities for help.
The financial system has become an important new frontier in the fight against intimate partner violence. More than nine in 10 survivors of an abusive relationship experience economic abuse, according to the US National Coalition Against Domestic Violence.
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The Equity in Multisector Collaboration toolkit is a comprehensive resource to deepen equity for collaborations. It focuses on five equity capabilities and includes an assessment for collaboratives to understand where they are in their equity journey.
What some child- and family-serving organizations in California — members of a collaborative called All In For Kids — are learning about ways to prevent domestic violence and other childhood trauma.
Margaret Tobias Grier shares a story about a recent convening of 26 grantee partners to talk about the systems change work each organization is advancing, the wins, and the challenges.