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Blue Shield of California Foundation Staff

Every October we rededicate ourselves to ending domestic violence in partnership with you: survivors, service providers, healthcare providers, faith communities, and the many others working to end DV in our lifetime.

Lucia Corral Pena and friends

I get together with a small group of close friends from law school every year. We’ve been friends since before we had babies, husbands, and careers — and before we knew about diva-camping trips. We...

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...

Reimagine Lab fellows talking

At the Foundation, we’ve always believed it’s possible to imagine a California free from domestic and family violence. Since we announced our new strategic direction in 2018, a focus on prevention...

Reimagine Lab Fellows
Andrew Kolbenschlag Jennifer Lin

Reimagine Lab brought together a diverse group of leaders to apply human-centered design to domestic violence prevention.

Jelissa Parham

Recently, I was in Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood when I heard a couple fighting across the street from me.

Jaspal S. Sandhu, PhDGuest author

Jaspal Sandhu, PhD, Managing Partner of Gobee Group , a leading health and social impact design firm, and Professor of Practice in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at UC Berkeley, School of...

Emily Otani, Blue Shield of California Newscenter

This article orignally appeared in Blue Shield of California's Newscenter, here . For those seeking to distance themselves from the bustle of California’s major urban areas, the far north California...

Carolyn Wang Kong

Historically, when it comes to being program staff at our Foundation, you’re either a “health” person or a “domestic violence” person. And, for all of my career, I’ve been a “health” person. But as...

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