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This blog was previously published on Southern California Grantmakers Back to the Future Blog Series . Two years ago, Blue Shield of California Foundation launched Designing the Future of Health to...

Richard Thomason

This article was originally published in CalMatters: Domestic violence is a complex phenomenon that impacts families across generations. Victims can become perpetrators. Perpetrators are often...

We published 33 blog posts in 2019, lifting up issues and themes that excite us, make us curious, or inspire us toward action. And while we like to think that everyone is reading each new post, even...

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October marked National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and as part of our efforts, the Foundation was proud to support the October issue of Health Affairs — Violence and Health — which examines...

On a sunny day in the Bay, I walk up to my apartment door and think about how I’m looking forward to spending some time outside attempting to rescue the plants in my garden that I just can’t seem to...

Alisha Somji, Abena Asare, and Lisa Fujie Parks

The following is part two in our guest blog series from our partners at Prevention Institute, Alisha Somji, Abena Asare, and Lisa Fujie Parks. Read the first part in this series: From McKinleyville...

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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...

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This article originally appeared in Blue Shield of California News Center . Sherry Hirota, chief executive officer of Asian Health Services , an Oakland-based health and advocacy organization, sees a...

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...