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Richard Thomason

This September 13, our nation marks the 25 th anniversary of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Since its enactment in 1994, this legislation has made a significant contribution to...

A fundamental principle of our democracy is that we are all equal; that we all count. That’s why the U.S. Census has always been so important. It’s critical data to inform how the federal government...

The start of a New Year—and the beginning of a new gubernatorial administration in Sacramento—presents a good opportunity for my colleagues in health philanthropy and me to reflect on the very...

Connections. Connections. Connections. Putting a new spin on the real estate mantra about the importance of location--the Foundation’s future success and the impetus behind the Senior Fellowship...

Imagine needing to address a simple health issue, but your doctor can’t see you or speak with you for several weeks. Picture a family member suffering from severe depression who’s finally able to...

This winter, we lost three incredible allies in the fight to improve access to healthcare for all Americans. Each one of these leaders died too soon, leaving hearts empty and work unfinished. In...

More chest pains. Dizziness. Was I having a heart attack? After weeks of recurring chest pains, I finally broke down and asked my wife to take me to the hospital. So there I was, waiting in the...

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