There’s value in sharing insights and ideas along the way. Dig into our blog to read about the impact we’re seeing today, and the ideas that we hope will spark a change that helps move all of our work further forward.

Peter Long, Ph.D.

The Trump Administration's decision to end DACA is an inhumane act that impacts all of us and stymies progress.

Peter Long, Ph.D.

During a time in which there seems to be a dearth of good news, we have some to share: Californians are working together — and perhaps more diligently and creatively than ever — to support the most...

Gwyneth Tripp

My husband and I recently became the people to two delightful and raucous puppies. I’ve never before had a dog in my adult life - let alone two - and learning to understand and relate to them has...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

As I read the news each day, I find new resolve to continue pushing further forward in our mission. I’m also reminded just how much we will have to work together in response to legislative and...

What does patient engagement look like? What does it mean for patients when we get it right?

Brittany Imwalle

A few weeks ago, we celebrated my daughter’s ninth birthday. And it was almost a fiasco. We arrived at a local amusement park for a day of fun, only to find the parking lot empty and the park closing...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

This quarter, we continued to build upon our Act Now grantmaking to help meet the immediate needs of Californians affected by recent changes at the federal level. We also took time to consider not...

When I joined Blue Shield of California Foundation just over a year ago, I was excited to use my skills and knowledge to help strengthen California’s healthcare safety net and improve access to high-...

In late 2016, the US Surgeon General issued a groundbreaking report on drug and alcohol addiction. It was inspiring to see the nation’s top doctor sound the alarm about substance use—including the...