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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...

A child walks in front of a mural
Carolyn Wang Kong Emmy GanosPriscilla Ko

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...

Blue Shield of California Foundation Staff

Like millions around the world, we were thrilled and inspired by the US Women’s National Team this summer. Their World Cup performance was a demonstration of extraordinary skill and teamwork. When...

Reimagine Lab fellows talking

At the Foundation, we’ve always believed it’s possible to imagine a California free from domestic and family violence. Since we announced our new strategic direction in 2018, a focus on prevention...

Stack of books
Foundation Staff

Our staff summer reading recommendations highlight stories that help us see the world in different ways and from new perspectives. Reading diverse stories helps us listen more, learn more, and become...

Carolyn Wang Kong and Ray Baxter

Chief Program Director Carolyn Wang Kong interviewed President & CEO Ray Baxter about health as a unifying vision for social change.