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Evelyn Dilsaver, Blue Shield of California Foundation Board Chair

Partners, Great leaders share their vision, exude integrity, and inspire others to embrace new opportunities that push their limits. Today I am writing to inform you that Dr. Peter Long, President...

[ Update: Jun 27, 2019 - the U.S. Supreme Court did not approve the addition of the citizenship question to the 2020 Census. ] A fundamental principle of our democracy is that we are all equal; that...

Jen Lewis-Walden

A data strategy can help our decision-making, further understanding, and surface opportunities.

Emily Otani, Blue Shield of California

This article originally appeared in Blue Shield of California's News Center . Communities in Sacramento County were faced with a staggering reality – African-American children had disproportionately...

Lucia Corral Peña Surina Khan

This blog originally appeared on Philanthropy California . Philanthropy California is an initiative of Northern California Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers, and San Diego Grantmakers. If...

The start of a New Year—and the beginning of a new gubernatorial administration in Sacramento—presents a good opportunity for my colleagues in health philanthropy and me to reflect on the very...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Last month, people around the world watched in near-real-time as NASA’s Mars InSight spacecraft touched down safely on Mars. In addition to providing us with a feel-good news story (how could you not...

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...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

[ Update: Aug 14, 2019 - the U.S. Department of Homeland Security published the public charge rule which goes into effect Oct 15, 2019. ] The following statement was sumitted via regulations.gov in...