Foundation News & Announcements

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Lessons along the way to ending domestic violence and achieving health equity.

"The Guaranteed Income Pooled Fund provides us with the opportunity to invest in a first-of-its-kind statewide initiative that creates a path to economic security, and one that ultimately leads to greater health equity and well-being in communities where it is needed most,” said Asma Day, program manager working to strengthen economic security and mobility at Blue Shield of California Foundation.

Policy shifts help achieve health equity and end domestic violence.

Domestic violence is healable and preventable, and our new resource at highlights the visionary work that community and field leaders are taking on to end it.

Reflections on our shifts in strategy, processes, and people.

Forging equitable futures for student parents, the cost of childcare in America, and more.

Meaningful progress toward health equity is only possible when the California communities most affected by inequities have the power to set their own prevention priorities — and public systems are prepared to support those priorities.

A study by Carolyn Wang Kong, and our own Ana Jackson and Courtnee Hamity, along with Jennifer Green, sheds light on gaps in state health equity data for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities, and shows the need for better representation for this fastest growing racial and ethnic group. 

With another round of investments this week — 32 grants representing nearly $10 million — we are excited to partner with diverse organizations and communities across the state.


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