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.

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

For the last year, Blue Shield of California Foundation has been closely following the work of the California Future Health Workforce Commission . This group of health, labor and education experts...

/ Evelyn Dilsaver, Blue Shield...

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...

/ Richard Thomason

A fundamental principle of our democracy is that we are all equal; that we all count. That’s why the U.S. Census has always been so important. It’s critical data to inform how the federal government...

/ Jen Lewis-Walden

Many years ago, I worked with the Friends of Nature Foundation in seven rural communities just outside the Noel Kempff Mercado National Park in eastern Bolivia. I helped support projects to develop a...

/ Emily Otani, Blue Shield of...

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...

/ Surina Khan and Lucia Corral...

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

/ Richard Thomason

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...

/ Carolyn Wang Kong

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...

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