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2016

Winter - Broader Perspective; Enduring Impact 

  • President's Message: Broader Perspective; Enduring Impact
  • Read:
    • We're proud to announce our first-quarter grants, focused on supporting efforts to prevent domestic violence and improve Medi-Cal. 
    • A new Health Affairs article examines the role of eConsult in improving access to specialist care for low-income patients in Los Angeles County.
    • In this blog , Foundation Program Officer Carolyn Wang Kong reflects on the process and approach behind the Foundation's Act Now  grantmaking.
    • Take a look at how a Foundation-funded toolkit is helping domestic violence organizations assess their ability to respond to all survivors.
    • In this blog, Foundation President and CEO Peter Long outlines the progress California has made in advancing value-based care under the Affordable Care Act—and considers the role of payment reform in the changing healthcare policy landscape.
    • Foundation Senior Program Officer Rachel Wick shares lessons from California's efforts to address substance abuse through Medicaid in this blog
  • Watch:
    • Alameda County: Leading the way in Behavioral Health Care - For too long, California's primary and mental healthcare systems have been fragmented and operated independently. Now, that's changing—one community at a time. Take a look at how Alameda County's safety net system is integrating care for patients in need. 
    • Connecting Health Care & Domestic Violence in LA CountyJenesse Center, Inc. and Watts Healthcare Corporation are working together to improve intervention and screening for domestic violence within the healthcare system and to connect survivors to essential services.

 

Spring 

  • Prioritizing Progress (president's message); See how the "Domestic Violence & Healthcare Partnerships Project infographic," is making an impact across California; our very own Marissa Tirona goes beyond the headlines to discuss the truth about guns and domestic violence. Read this edition of Focus » 

2015

Winter

  • Putting People First (president's message); 2015 "Year in Numbers" infographic; Q&A with the founder of Strength at Home and how it's preventing domestic violence among military families; advancing critical news coverage through the California Health Report; and more. Read this edition of Focus »

Fall

  • Words to Live by (president's message); Q3 grants; what to consider when integrating behavioral health and primary care (infographic); webinar recording & FAQs on mobile & web technologies for patient engagement; empowering victims of domestic violence through storytelling; and more. Read this edition of Focus »

Summer

  • Reflection Season (president's message); awarding $11.8 million in Q2 grants; foundation honored by the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy; Transforming California's Healthcare Safety Net Through Value-Based Care (issue brief); webinar slides and recordings; and more. Read this edition of Focus »

Spring 

  • Reviewing the fundamentals of our work; awarding $6.3 million in new grants; remembering those we've lost; training female advocates to reach DV survivors in East L.A. (video); staff blogs; and more.  Read this edition of Focus »

2014

Winter

  • $4.9 million in Fourth-Quarter Grantmaking; What C.A.R.E Means at Asian Health Services (video); #BeTheSolution, our campaign to end domestic violence; The Foundation's 2014 Funding Infographic; and more.
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Fall

  • Be the Solution; Witnessing Coordinated Care in Action; Third-Quarter Grants Totaling More Than $5 Million; Partnering with Policymakers to Address Domestic Violence; Addressing Behavioral Health (infographic); Opportunities for Whole-Person Care in California (publication).
    Read this edition of Focus »

Summer

  • Why We Should Sweat the Small Stuff; Second-Quarter Grants Totaling $8.8 Million Announced; Treating Tragedy at its Source; $300 million in Grantmaking Infographic; Clinic Leadership Institute's New Dashboard and Change Model.
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Spring

  • Be Quick, but Don't Hurry; Q1 2014 Grantmaking; CEO Tweet Spotlight for 2013; Foundation Grantees - Women's Policy Institute and Riverside County Health System.
    Read this edition of Focus »

2013

Winter

  • Looking Back and Pushing Ahead; Dollars & Sense - a visual representation of our giving through a new infographic; New career opportunites
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Fall

Summer

  • New Strategy, Same Mission; Grantee Spotlight: A Virtual Connection to Specialty Care; and Take a Stand. We'll Stand with You.
    Read this edition of Focus »

Spring

  • From the 'Cliffs of Insanity' to 'As you wish'; Progress Through Paternership; and Grantee Spotlight: Breaking Down the Barriers to Care 
    Read this edition of Focus »

2012

Fall

  • Risks and Rewards; Text 4 Health; New Faces at the Foundation; and Grantee Spotlight: Making the Online Connection.
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Spring

  • It's Our Turn to Serve; Wired for Change; Strong Field Project Launches New Website; and Grantee Spotlight: Domestic Violence Solutions for Santa Barbara County.
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Winter

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