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The Foundation recently updated its priorities with three new multidisciplinary tracks to turn California into the healthiest state and end domestic violence.

A future without domestic violence can be a reality if we take a two-pronged approach.

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...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Dear friends and colleagues, On March 14, we announced that I would be leaving the Foundation to join Blue Shield of California as senior vice president, healthcare and community health...

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...

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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...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

During a time in which there seems to be a dearth of good news, we have some to share: Californians are working together — and perhaps more diligently and creatively than ever — to support the most...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

As I read the news each day, I find new resolve to continue pushing further forward in our mission. I’m also reminded just how much we will have to work together in response to legislative and...

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