Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence

Celebrating Our Partnerships

This year, Blue Shield of California Foundation was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Organization by the Association of...

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Start by Showing Up: What being an ally means to me

Earlier this summer, I attended a discussion on how philanthropy could respond to the #MeToo movement — in...

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A Moment for a Movement: Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Each year at the Foundation, we take the opportunity to highlight a...

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Announcing Reimagine Lab: Preventing cycles of violence, now and into the future

Domestic violence is a complex problem. Its causes occur over the span of years or decades, and its effects can...

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New Look, New Outlook

I was getting my hair done recently—the round-brush blow dry that I simply cannot do myself. Myra, the hairstylist, was a...

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Creating Bold New Connections to Break the Cycle of Domestic Violence: request for applications

It’s nothing new to see a high-profile story raise awareness around domestic violence—public attention is focused for a...

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Speaking Up, Not Standing By

I live on a small side-street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. I suppose some might actually call it an...

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Una Ofrenda: Honoring the stories that shape us

A few weeks ago, I went home to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with my family. Each year, in preparation...

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An Index for Impact: Placing our domestic violence work in context

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on the California Women’s Well-Being Index, a new...

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Mothers & Sons

Last weekend I watched a film called “The Hunting Ground” with my 17-year-old son. The compelling documentary examines...

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