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Peter Long, Ph.D.

We know that when we get it right, collaboration will allow us to embrace new viewpoints into the complex problems we want to solve, attract more partners, create new frameworks to guide action, and achieve bolder goals.

President's Letter
Peter Long, Ph.D.

This past year, against a backdrop of unprecedented change, the Foundation had a historic opportunity to put our values into action. With a bold, new grantmaking strategy and strong partners by our...

Reimagine Lab Fellows
Andrew Kolbenschlag

In January, we announced the Foundation’s call for applications for fellows to create new approaches to breaking the cycle of domestic violence as part of a “co-design lab.” I was lucky enough to be...

Carolyn Wang Kong

I love frameworks. Ask any of my colleagues at the Foundation and they’ll tell you that I’m the first to want to map an issue – using systems mapping , driver diagrams , 5 why’s – if it can help make...

Doctor and patient in front of mural at a community health center
Peter Long, Ph.D.

As we look at our world and all of its complex challenges, it’s clear that we need not only more funding and support for what matters, we also need different solutions and approaches. Thankfully,...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

December 14, 2017 I visited Ojai recently with my wife and we decided to go to Sunday service in Spanish at a nearby church. The congregation was beautifully diverse and incredibly welcoming. We...

Christine Maulhardt Vaughan

I live on a small side-street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. I suppose some might actually call it an alley. While it’s not a scary alley, it’s also not a charming alley full of...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

The recent #MeToo campaign demonstrated the power of speaking out against gender-based violence.

Peter Long, Ph.D.

A movement to modernize our health system is spreading to communities across California.

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