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Raymond Baxter, Ph.D.

October marked National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and as part of our efforts, the Foundation was proud to support the October issue of Health Affairs — Violence and Health — which examines...

Lucia Corral Pena and Mimi Kim sitting down together

Senior Program Officer Lucia Corral Peña met with Executive Director of Creative Interventions Mimi Kim for a candid conversation about the power and promise of restorative justice in the realm of...

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...

Jelissa Parham

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

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...

Exploring the Value of Prevention

From Foundation Senior Program Officer Rachel Wick: One of my new year’s resolutions was to work on my personal finances. Like many Americans, I’m better at spending money than I am at saving it –...

A few weeks ago, we released a new request for proposals as part of our Designing the Future of Health initiative, with the goal of addressing an important question: What will it take to generate...

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