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.

Laura Blumenthal

Imagine you or a loved one is sick. Your doctor shares some treatment options — all of which are costly or come with significant risks. Do you make a decision based on only one expert's advice? Or...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

“Change is the only constant in life, and it is in changing that we find purpose.” –Heraclitus Recently, it seems we’re experiencing more and faster change at every turn. On a national level, new...

Kimberly Weber

I was recently on a run with one of my best friends, whom I’ve known since we were just twelve years old. From visits to our local burrito shop in middle school to hanging out at the pool in high...

Bess Bendet

Interested in ending domestic violence? Visit our Throw the Flag campaign to learn how you can #BeTheSolution A friend of mine recently emailed me, asking for help for a friend-of-a-friend she...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Last week I was honored to speak at an event hosted by our grantee, Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF). That same week, the media — and our entire country — turned its attention to the issue...

Kimberly Weber

In late June, I had the opportunity to visit Neighborhood Healthcare in Northeast San Diego . The visit held special meaning for me personally, as it was only one town over from where I grew up. When...

Kimberly Weber

The Domestic Violence Select Committee is made up of California assemblymembers who are dedicated to addressing domestic violence by understanding related “policy issues and seeking long range...

More chest pains. Dizziness. Was I having a heart attack? After weeks of recurring chest pains, I finally broke down and asked my wife to take me to the hospital. So there I was, waiting in the...

Brenda Solórzano

I love all things 60s — the music, the history, and the social movements that took off during that period of cultural transformation. Often, I wish I could have grown up in the 60s so that I could...