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I grew up in a house that was full of political debate, but it wasn’t until I was a teen that I realized that my parents didn’t vote. “Why aren’t you voting?” I asked. “Why bother? We would cancel...

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Earlier this year, a divided United States Supreme Court struck down a lower court’s ruling that delayed the Trump Administration’s proposed change to the so-called “public charge” rule , clearing...

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If I were to pick a theme for 2020, it would be the year of taking a stand. We can say with confidence that our world, our state, and our communities are changing and being challenged in ways that...

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Blue Shield of California News Center

This article originally appeared in Blue Shield of California News Center . Sherry Hirota, chief executive officer of Asian Health Services , an Oakland-based health and advocacy organization, sees a...

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...

What started out two years ago as a simple “strategic plan refresh” quickly became a completely new direction for Blue Shield of California Foundation in our journey to make California the healthiest...

Blue Shield of California News Center

This article originally appereared in Blue Shield of California's News Center : In tiny Planada, a hamlet just outside of Merced, the California Rural Legal Assistance held its first focus group with...

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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...

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Foundation Staff

Our staff summer reading recommendations highlight stories that help us see the world in different ways and from new perspectives. Reading diverse stories helps us listen more, learn more, and become...