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This blog previously appeared in Health Affairs : These are volatile times. The fast pace of current events, dangers of the COVID-19 pandemic, and uncertainty about the upcoming November 2020...

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When I came to the Foundation just a few weeks ago, I was energized to help achieve our bold goal: to make California the healthiest state with the lowest rates of domestic violence. I didn’t know it...

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Alisha Somji, Abena Asare, and Lisa Fujie Parks

The following is a guest blog from our parnters at Prevention Institute: Supporting safe relationships, mental wellbeing, and economic security are goals for many communities —but the connections...

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...

Earlier this year, I was late to work, flying down the stairs of the San Bruno BART station to the underground passenger area. The atmospheric rivers in the sky had filled the streets with water,...

Amanda Kim Jaspal S. Sandhu, PhD

Jaspal Sandhu, PhD, Managing Partner of Gobee Group , a leading health and social impact design firm, and Professor of Practice in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at UC Berkeley, School of...

Emily Otani, Blue Shield of California Newscenter

This article orignally appeared in Blue Shield of California's Newscenter, here . For those seeking to distance themselves from the bustle of California’s major urban areas, the far north California...

I love frameworks. Ask any of my colleagues at the Foundation and they’ll tell you that I’m the first to want to map an issue – using systems mapping , driver diagrams , 5 why’s – if it can help make...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

A movement to modernize our health system is spreading to communities across California.