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During one of the most challenging years that many of us have ever faced, Blue Shield of California Foundation has seized the opportunity to refine the strategies that will help us end domestic...

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

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Debbie I. Chang, MPH Rajni Dronamraju

This article originally appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle : Almost everyone, to some extent, has suffered from the isolation, uncertainty, or emotional and economic effects of the pandemic. But...

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Debbie I. Chang, MPH Melinda K. Abrams

This blog was written in partnership with Melinda K. Abrams , Senior Vice President at the Commonwealth Fund. COVID-19 has exposed and intensified long-standing problems in our country, including...

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This blog previously appeared in Health Affairs : These are volatile times. The fast pace of current events, dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, and uncertainty about the upcoming November 2020...

This article previously appeared in The Chronicle of Philanthropy : A physician notices bruises on a patient during a physical exam. When asked, the patient reveals that she is regularly abused by...

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How would our society look different if we responded to racism with the same urgency as COVID-19?

On May 29, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced several actions to support survivors and those at risk of domestic violence, including $5.3M to organizations working to mitigate the effects of COVID...

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On April 15, 2020, Governor Gavin Newsom announced a new statewide fund to support immigrant communities who have lost jobs or wages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic: Blue Shield of California...

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