There’s value in sharing insights and ideas along the way. Dig into our blog to read about the impact we’re seeing today, and the ideas that we hope will spark a change that helps move all of our work further forward.

Marissa Tirona

Before joining the Foundation in January, I spent the last five years co-leading the team that designed the Strong Field Project Leadership Development Program (LDP). As part of that work, we...

Nikki Uyên Đinh

Today, April 30, marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, also called “Black April.” The day marks the retreat of American troops and the surrender of South Vietnam to North Vietnam. (Phnom...

Though I have long been an admirer of smart and talented women, I am only newly a member of the Beyonce fan club (a.k.a., the “Bey Hive”). Years ago, on a trip to Santa Barbara to visit my parents, I...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Periodically, it is important to review the fundamentals of our work to ensure that we remain true to our mission. This includes answering the “what,” “how,” and “why” of our ongoing efforts 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...

Laura Blumenthal

Imagine you or a loved one is sick. Your doctor shares some treatment options — all of which are costly or come with significant risks. Do you make a decision based on only one expert's advice? Or...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

“Change is the only constant in life, and it is in changing that we find purpose.” –Heraclitus Recently, it seems we’re experiencing more and faster change at every turn. On a national level, new...

Kimberly Weber

I was recently on a run with one of my best friends, whom I’ve known since we were just twelve years old. From visits to our local burrito shop in middle school to hanging out at the pool in high...

Bess Bendet

Interested in ending domestic violence? Visit our Throw the Flag campaign to learn how you can #BeTheSolution A friend of mine recently emailed me, asking for help for a friend-of-a-friend she...

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