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08 Oct 2019

#MoreThanMoney: The Role of Funders in Addressing Ableism

October 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Ed Roberts Campus
Ableism: a social attitude that having a disability makes someone a less valued member of society. It assumes that the ways able–bodied people live are the best ways to live. In addition to grantmaking, advocacy funders play a...
03 Oct 2019

Foundation Endowments…Activate!: Aligning Investment Strategy with Social Justice Values

October 3, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In-person attendance for this event is now at capacity. Please join us via webinar by registering on Zoom. Given the scale of social, economic and environmental crises our communities are facing, it is hopeful to see foundations...
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25 Sep 2019

From Gender Norms to Gender Justice: Knowledge and Practice

September 25, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
What are gender norms and what does the philanthropy sector need to know to make an impact in grantmaking? Join Northern California Grantmakers, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and Applied Materials for an interactive presentation by Riki...
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24 Sep 2019

From Me to We: Applying the Race Class Narrative to Persuade the Middle and Mobilize the Base

September 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The California Endowment
How do we move a cross-racial set of voters toward believing in and fighting for racial and economic justice? How can narrative change bring us closer to advancing shared opportunity and prosperity for all Californians? Nationally-recognized...
17 Sep 2019

Investing in Our Future: How California is Fighting Against Childhood Poverty and What Still Needs to be Done

September 17, 2019 -
10:30am to 12:30pm
James Irvine Foundation
Despite being one of the most progressive states in the Union, California has the highest childhood poverty rate in Country. In fact 20% of California children live in poverty, impacting almost 2 million children with 450,000 of those children...
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12 Sep 2019

Belonging in Practice: How to Be Antiracist

September 12, 2019 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
UC Berkeley
Borealis Philanthropy, the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society and Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) are excited to invite you to a special afternoon with Ibram X. Kendi, one of America’s foremost historians and leading antiracist...
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11 Sep 2019

POSTPONED | The Opposite of Hate: Arab, Jewish, and Black Leaders Respond to Increased Violence

September 11, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
This event has been postponed. We appreciate your interest in our Opposite of Hate program. We are re-scheduling this session. Please stay tuned for an update coming soon. Hate crimes are on the rise nationally and Northern...
20 Aug 2019

Exploring the Intersection Between Criminal and Civil Legal Issues

August 20, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Office of the Public Defender
SF Public Defender, Manohar Raju, and the Legal Services Funders Network Steering Committee invite you to join other funders for a specially curated half-day program. We will learn about the ways in which the criminal justice system intersects with...
24 Jul 2019

Standing Together: Coalition Building to Stop Jail Expansion

July 24, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Throughout the state of California, organizers and communities impacted by incarceration are demanding an end to jail expansion. JusticeLA (a coalition of grassroots organizations) celebrated an unprecedented victory in February 2019 when the Los...
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26 Jun 2019

Immigration: Opportunities for Technology & Data Capacity Building

June 26, 2019 -
11:45am to 1:30pm
Zellerbach Family Foundation
Join Northern California Grantmakers , Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees , and Tides to hear tactical and practical findings, as well as recommendations for ways to invest in immigration organizations on the ground serving a growing...
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