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/ Carolyn Wang Kong

Historically, when it comes to being Program staff at our Foundation, you’re either a “health” person or a “domestic violence” person. And, for all of my career, I’ve been a “health” person. But as...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

The following statement was sumitted via regulations.gov in response to the Inadmissibility on Public Charge Grounds Proposed Rule. Download a PDF version of the statement here . To submit your...

/ Maria Jimenez, Program Director, Mujeres Unidas y Activas

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Corporate Grantmaker by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – Golden Gate Chapter. We are deeply honored...

/ Beth Hassett, Chief Executive Officer, WEAVE

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – California Capital Chapter. We are deeply honored...

/ Carolyn Wang Kong

Recently, I came home to find that my husband had purchased matching T-shirts for himself and our two sons. They’re striking shirts with a bold American flag on the chest and the words, “MADE BY...

This article originally appeared on Blue Shield of California's "News Center": October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Throughout the month, Blue Shield of California Foundation, a separate...

/ Richard Thomason

Connections. Connections. Connections. Putting a new spin on the real estate mantra about the importance of location--the Foundation’s future success and the impetus behind the Senior Fellowship...

/ Christine Maulhardt Vaughan

A bright yellow legal pad and black felt-tip pen set me off on my journey as an advocate. I was twelve years old and completely appalled by the planned installation of speed bumps on my street in...

/ Andrew Kolbenschlag

Earlier this summer, I attended a discussion on how philanthropy could respond to the #MeToo movement — in this field, we’re all trying to make a difference for our communities, so why not start with...