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/ Beth Hassett, Chief Executive Officer, WEAVE

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Organization by the Association of Fundraising Professionals – California Capital Chapter. We are deeply honored...

/ Andrew Kolbenschlag

Earlier this summer, I attended a discussion on how philanthropy could respond to the #MeToo movement — in this field, we’re all trying to make a difference for our communities, so why not start with...

/ Lucia Corral Peña

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Each year at the Foundation, we take the opportunity to highlight a particular aspect of our work to end domestic violence — including the voices and...

/ Lucia Corral Peña

We are excited to announce the launch of Reimagine Lab: Preventing cycles of violence, now and into the future.

/ Lucia Corral Peña

I was getting my hair done recently—the round-brush blow dry that I simply cannot do myself. Myra, the hairstylist, was a beautiful woman in her late 50s or early 60s. As we chatted, the inevitable...

/ Lucia Corral Peña

It’s nothing new to see a high-profile story raise awareness around domestic violence—public attention is focused for a while, then it gradually moves on to something else. Meanwhile, for those who...

/ Christine Maulhardt Vaughan

I live on a small side-street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. I suppose some might actually call it an alley. While it’s not a scary alley, it’s also not a charming alley full of...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

The recent #MeToo campaign demonstrated the power of speaking out against gender-based violence.

/ Marisela Nuñez

A few weeks ago, I went home to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with my family. Each year, in preparation for the celebration, I help my family put together an ofrenda , or altar, to...

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