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Portrait of Ray Baxter
Raymond Baxter, Ph.D.

Reflections on a year with the Foundation, capping a career in health This post started out as an appreciation for the past year I spent leading this Foundation: why I came here, what I gained from...

Debbie Chang
Raymond Baxter, Ph.D.

Earlier this month, we announced that Debbie I. Chang has been appointed Blue Shield of California Foundation’s new president and CEO. Debbie will start at the Foundation on March 9, 2020. Debbie...

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Carolyn Wang Kong Raymond Baxter, Ph.D.

Earlier this year, a divided United States Supreme Court struck down a lower court’s ruling that delayed the Trump Administration’s proposed change to the so-called “public charge” rule , clearing...

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Raymond Baxter, Ph.D.

October marked National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and as part of our efforts, the Foundation was proud to support the October issue of Health Affairs — Violence and Health — which examines...

Alisha Somji, Abena Asare, and Lisa Fujie Parks

The following is part two in our guest blog series from our partners at Prevention Institute, Alisha Somji, Abena Asare, and Lisa Fujie Parks. Read the first part in this series: From McKinleyville...

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Alisha Somji, Abena Asare, and Lisa Fujie Parks

The following is a guest blog from our parnters at Prevention Institute: Supporting safe relationships, mental wellbeing, and economic security are goals for many communities —but the connections...

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Blue Shield of California News Center

This article originally appeared in Blue Shield of California News Center . Sherry Hirota, chief executive officer of Asian Health Services , an Oakland-based health and advocacy organization, sees a...

Raymond Baxter, Ph.D.

On Friday, a federal court in New York blocked the Trump Administration’s proposed public charge rule while courts across the country weigh legal challenges to its implementation. The rule, which was...

Blue Shield of California News Center

This article originally appereared in Blue Shield of California's News Center : In tiny Planada, a hamlet just outside of Merced, the California Rural Legal Assistance held its first focus group with...