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Blue Shield of California Foundation Awards $1.32 Million to Support the Immediate Health and Safety of Vulnerable Californians

Publication date: 
02/06/2017

San Francisco, CA (February 6, 2017) - Blue Shield of California Foundation announced today $1.32 million to support nine organizations as part of the first phase of its “Act Now” fund, a rapid-response grantmaking initiative to support the health and safety of the Californians most in need. Given the dynamic policy landscape, the Foundation is funding key partners who are working to protect recent gains in health care and domestic violence prevention and urging them to push for innovative and enduring solutions to address these complex issues.

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Informational Resources - Affordable Care Act

Publication date: 
02/01/2017

There has been much conversation and debate lately about the future of our nation's Affordable Care Act (ACA). The #Health4All team at The California Endowment has compiled a fact sheet and compendium of reading materials that cover how the ACA has affected our state and the potential impact of repeal and public financing changes to publicly funded coverage programs.

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LA84 Celebrates Olympic Movement as LA City Council Approves LA 2024 Bid

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01/27/2017

LA84 Foundation President and CEO Renata Simril spoke to the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday morning, discussing the powerful impact and lasting impact of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games. Addressing the Councilmembers and a spirited crowd at Los Angeles City Hall, Simril’s marks noted how the legacy of the 1984 Games created the LA84 Foundation, which has invested over $250 million and served over 3 million youth in Southern California communities.

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First 5 LA - Parents Sound Off on Governor's Budget

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01/27/2017

When Michelle Catalan moved from Los Angeles to Orange County, she discovered that the nearby preschool had an impossibly long waiting list for her then 4-year-old daughter, Evana. Nor were there any preschool slots available near her work as a cashier. After a couple of months searching for early education, the 21-year-old mother made a choice.

“I didn’t want my daughter to be out of school,” she recalled, “so I gave up my job and moved back to L.A. where I was able to place her in preschool.”

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2017-2018 Proposed Budget: Impact on California's Older Adults and People with Disabilities

Publication date: 
01/26/2017

On January 10, 2017, California Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. released the proposed 2017-2018 budget. The budget includes program modifications that impact the health and human services delivery system serving older adults and people with disabilities.

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Health Net Providing More than $1 Million in Grants to California Safety Net Providers

Publication date: 
01/24/2017

LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Health Net, Inc. has agreed to provide more than $1 million in grants to “safety net” health and dental providers in California to help them enhance the quality and scope of services they provide their patients, many of whom are low-income.

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The Eisner Foundation - 2016 Annual Report

Publication date: 
01/10/2017

The Eisner Foundation is proud to share its accomplishments in a 2016 Annual Report, which also commemorates the Foundation's 20th anniversary. Click here for this look into the Foundation's history and most recent achievements.

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