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A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on the California Women’s Well-Being Index , a new resource from the Women’s Foundation of California and the California Budget &...

Last weekend I watched a film called “The Hunting Ground” with my 17-year-old son. The compelling documentary examines the growing trend of sexual assault on college campuses. It follows two young...

Marissa Tirona

Kansas. Washington. Virginia. Last month, in the span of seven days, three mass shootings in those states became national news. In each instance, the shooting had a connection to domestic violence:...

Lillian Agbeyegbe

Last month, I found Blue Shield of California Foundation's Domestic Violence Awareness Month campaign iwillendthesilence.com that allows interested persons to put their name and picture on an...

Marissa Tirona

In her brilliant 2009 TED Talk, The Danger of a Single Story, novelist Chimanda Ngozi Adichie cautions against relying on just one story to inform your understanding of another person or country. She...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

"...to end domestic violence." I read these words often in our mission statement, and frequently share them with policymakers, journalists, grantees, and others. Yet, in my day-to-day work, amidst...

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...

Kimberly Weber

The Domestic Violence Select Committee is made up of California assemblymembers who are dedicated to addressing domestic violence by understanding related “policy issues and seeking long range...

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