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Announcing NCG’s Annual Conference Emcee: NYT Writer Wesley Morris

Release Date: 
02/12/2018
This past year has given us all a lot to process – the Women’s March, #TakeAKnee, Charlottesville, #MeToo, and so much more. Making sense of it all can feel like we’re swimming upstream. Luckily, cultural expert Wesley ...
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First Bite of the Apple

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01/18/2018
For those who waited with bated breath for the Governor’s proposed 2018-19 budget, the big question was: How would the Governor deal with shifting and uncertain federal policy when drafting a budget for the world’s sixth largest economy? The answer...
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Policy for Good

Release Date: 
12/14/2017
Last month NCG weighed in on its first public policy issue – opposing changes to San Francisco’s campaign finance and conflict of interest laws. True, it’s not the sexiest of issues but it was one with huge implications for philanthropy and our...
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Philanthropy’s Secret Weapon: Our Voice

Release Date: 
11/02/2017
In her remarks to the Peninsula Philanthropic Network on September 29, 2017, Congresswoman Jackie Speier noted that the Redwood City area is a version of “A Tale of Two Cities,” reflecting on her own experience visiting a mobile home community that...
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How We Engage in Policy Advocacy

Release Date: 
10/19/2017
From immigration to affordable housing to criminal justice reform, the list of policy engagement opportunities for NCG keeps growing. Many urgent and important issues affect our region. To help us assess the greatest good that might come of our...
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Talking Housing: New Laws and Conversation on the Bay Area's Top Worry

Release Date: 
10/05/2017
“It seems that almost everyone in the Bay Area has a housing horror story to tell. Anecdotes abound of renters spending months looking for a new place, and the pound of flesh extracted when they do find one. Equally scary are the stories from...
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Philanthropy California Statement on DACA

Release Date: 
09/05/2017
Philanthropy California joins our partners in philanthropy, advocates, and immigrant communities in standing against today’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA). Our nation is built on the...

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