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During one of the most challenging years that many of us have ever faced, Blue Shield of California Foundation has seized the opportunity to refine the strategies that will help us end domestic...

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The echoes of the AIDS crisis have been ringing loudly since the start of COVID-19 pandemic.

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We are witnessing racial uprisings, calls for accountability, and a younger generation unapologetically using their voices to claim their power.

A future without domestic violence can be a reality if we take a two-pronged approach.

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This piece originally appeared in CalMatters. Soon, communities across California will receive an unprecedented infusion of federal funding through the American Rescue Plan Act. While these funds can...

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A Q&A with California reporters covering economic inequality Journalism can inform and empower communities, can lead to policy and business changes, and can bring more voices into the discussion...

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This blog originally appeared on the Blue Shield News Center. A healthy, inclusive, representative democracy is key to good physical and mental health. An estimated 80% of our health outcomes are...

Estudio revela diferencias sociales entre californios
By: Foundation staff

El nuevo coronavirus introdujo un sinfín de incertidumbre en nuestras vidas, pero también ha expuesto desigualdades que ya estaban presentes en nuestra sociedad, y, en algunos casos las ha hecho aún más pronunciadas.

Mending California's Great Divide
By: Foundation staff

What determines how a family experiences the wide-ranging social and economic effects of COVID-19? We review current data from our PerryUndem survey.