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20 Jun 2019

The Sweet Spot: Leveraging the SF Soda Tax to Advance Health Equity

June 20, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join the Shape Up SF Coalition and NCG's Bay Area Health Funders Group for a conversation with nonprofits and funders to strategize how San Francisco can be a leader in health equity and healthy eating active living programs by further supporting...
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04 Jun 2019

The Exchange 2019

June 4, 2019 - 8:30am to June 5, 2019 - 3:00pm
Museum of Jewish Heritage
The theme of The Exchange 2019 is Shaping the Future Together: Philanthropy as Change Capital . During the two days, we will address a range of topics related to this theme, including the future of our democracy, economy, education...
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21 May 2019

No Rest for the Weary: The Fight for Statewide Criminal Justice Reform

May 21, 2019 - 1:30pm to May 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Sacramento, CA
The CA Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) is excited to host a two-day event exploring the current landscape of criminal justice reform, including upcoming legislation and ballot measures that both advance and impede the efforts of the movement...
02 May 2019

What’s Ahead for Racial Equity: Real Talk with Manuel Pastor and Lateefah Simon

May 2, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What is the landscape of economic, racial, and social inequities in the Bay Area, and what can we do about it? NCG is excited to announce our new offering - the Racial Equity Action (REA) Institute - to bring together racial equity specialists and...
14 Mar 2019

CalSavers: A Cross-Generational Approach to Addressing Poverty through Public-Private Partnerships

March 14, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
United Way of the Bay Area
California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. In fact, the UC Berkeley Labor Center predicts that half of Californians currently working will likely retire with just $24,000 a year in a state with ever increasing living costs – from health...
27 Feb 2019

Moving to Higher Ground & Emboldening the Field: Strategic Dismantling of the School to Prison Pipeline

February 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Freedom and Movement Center
Join Lateefah Simon from Akonadi Foundation and strategists of Dignity in Schools Campaign California (DSC CA) to build allies in philanthropy who are willing to invest in movement building leadership to keep California at the forefront ending...
14 Feb 2019

Gender, Power, Race, Money: #MeToo and Philanthropy

February 14, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2)
For two years, the #MeToo Movement has dominated the news headlines as women who’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted continue to step forward to tell their stories. #MeToo momentum was quickly followed by the Time’s Up Movement for workplace...
31 Jan 2019

The California Movement to End Inequitable Fines and Fees

January 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Too often, government programs and courts levy burdensome fines and fees on people, partly to generate revenue to balance public budgets. There is often an insidious and unintended impact of this practice– to entrap low-income people in long-term...
28 Jan 2019

2020 Census | Bay Area Funders Meeting

January 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census. We will dive into opportunities to ensure alignment across the region and support a fair and accurate count.
11 Dec 2018

Protecting Our Children: A Policy Briefing Webinar

December 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
As public awareness about the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) grows, there have been a number of legislative initiatives within the state of California designed to support the screening, prevention, and treatment of childhood trauma...

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