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Lucia Corral Pena and Mimi Kim sitting down together

Senior Program Officer Lucia Corral Peña met with Executive Director of Creative Interventions Mimi Kim for a candid conversation about the power and promise of restorative justice in the realm of...

On Friday, a federal court in New York blocked the Trump Administration’s proposed public charge rule while courts across the country weigh legal challenges to its implementation. The rule, which was...

What started out two years ago as a simple “strategic plan refresh” quickly became a completely new direction for Blue Shield of California Foundation in our journey to make California the healthiest...

Blue Shield of California News Center

This article originally appereared in Blue Shield of California's News Center : In tiny Planada, a hamlet just outside of Merced, the California Rural Legal Assistance held its first focus group with...

Blue Shield of California Foundation Staff

In October of each year, we rededicate ourselves to ending domestic violence in partnership with you —survivors, family members, friends, community leaders, service providers, researchers, educators...

Movement leader Dolores Huerta with megaphone

I grew up in Grand Blanc, a small town just outside of Flint, epicenter of the Flint Water Crisis and birthplace of Michael Moore. My family members were the only Hispanics we knew and we shared our...

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...

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This article previously appeared in Grantmakers in Health, Views from the Field, September 2019. One can hardly deny America’s abundant prosperity and rise as a global superpower; yet, upon closer...

Richard Thomason

This September 13, our nation marks the 25 th anniversary of the landmark Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Since its enactment in 1994, this legislation has made a significant contribution to...