Blue Shield of California Foundation Staff

In October of each year, we rededicate ourselves to ending domestic violence in partnership with you —survivors, family members, friends, community leaders, service providers, researchers, educators...

Movement leader Dolores Huerta with megaphone
Jacqueline del Castillo

I grew up in Grand Blanc, a small town just outside of Flint, epicenter of the Flint Water Crisis and birthplace of Michael Moore. My family members were the only Hispanics we knew and we shared our...

A child walks in front of a mural
Emmy GanosPriscilla Ko

This article previously appeared in Grantmakers in Health, Views from the Field, September 2019. One can hardly deny America’s abundant prosperity and rise as a global superpower; yet, upon closer...

Blue Shield of California Foundation Staff

Like millions around the world, we were thrilled and inspired by the US Women’s National Team this summer. Their World Cup performance was a demonstration of extraordinary skill and teamwork. When...

Stack of books
Foundation Staff

Our staff summer reading recommendations highlight stories that help us see the world in different ways and from new perspectives. Reading diverse stories helps us listen more, learn more, and become...

Reimagine Lab Fellows
Andrew Kolbenschlag Jennifer Lin

Reimagine Lab brought together a diverse group of leaders to apply human-centered design to domestic violence prevention.

Guest author

Earlier this year, I was late to work, flying down the stairs of the San Bruno BART station to the underground passenger area. The atmospheric rivers in the sky had filled the streets with water,...

Jelissa Parham

Recently, I was in Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood when I heard a couple fighting across the street from me.

Jaspal S. Sandhu, PhDGuest author

Jaspal Sandhu, PhD, Managing Partner of Gobee Group , a leading health and social impact design firm, and Professor of Practice in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at UC Berkeley, School of...

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