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Delivering on a Promise: Advances and Opportunities in Health Care for Low-Income Californians

Publication date: 
02/11/2015

Since 2011, Blue Shield of California Foundation has invested in a series of studies examining the healthcare preferences and experiences of low-income Californians. The research provides a unique inside-look at what real Californians think about their healthcare in order to inform the work of the community health centers and clinics on the frontlines of our safety net system.

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A Portrait of California 2014-2015 (California Human Development Report)

Publication date: 
12/01/2014

A Portrait of California 2014–2015, the latest edition of the benchmark California report that brings together original data and innovative analysis using the American Human Development Index, a simple ten-point scale that measures well-being in California's 265 Census Bureau-defined neighborhoods and breaks down the numbers by county, major city, and racial and ethnic group. 

The report brings new light to such pressing themes as income inequality and captures the noneconomic inequalities that traditional analysis overlooks:

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Resources from SCG 2014 Annual Conference

Publication date: 
11/01/2014

Resources from SCG's 2014 Annual Conference at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on November 5, 2014.

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A Hidden Crisis: Findings on Adverse Childhood Experiences in California

Publication date: 
11/01/2014

Nearly two-thirds of California adults have experienced at least one type of major childhood trauma, such as physical, verbal or sexual abuse, or living with a family member who abuses alcohol or is depressed, according to a recent report. "Hidden Crisis: Findings on Adverse Childhood Experiences in California" reveals the effects of those early adversities: a startling and large increased risk of the adult onset of chronic disease, such as heart disease and cancer, mental illness and violence or being a victim of violence.

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Center for Disaster Philanthropy Ebola Action Fund

Publication date: 
10/01/2014
In response to the deadliest outbreak in history of the Ebola virus, Center for Disaster Philanthropy has launched a fund for donors wishing to make an impact and help to stop the spread of this virus for which there is no cure.
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