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Talking Housing: New Laws and Conversation on the Bay Area's Top Worry

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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

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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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Upcoming NCG Speaker Max Stier Says...

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08/23/2017
"...This is not the time for philanthropy to wait out current circumstances. Rather, foundations need to step up efforts to help safeguard the government’s viability and vitality." - Max Stier
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Introducing NCG's Policy Goals and Committee

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08/10/2017
Today, NCG is once again bearing philanthropy’s voice in the region’s policy interests. NCG members are grappling with complex issues in a diverse and rapidly-changing region. We recognize that policy is a powerful tool to advance significant and...
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Northern California Grantmakers Re-Enters Policy Advocacy, Brings on Powerhouse Attorney Cecilia Chen

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08/09/2017
The voice of philanthropy policy advocacy in the Bay Area returns as Northern California Grantmakers brings powerhouse attorney Cecilia Chen aboard as the organization’s first Manager of Public Policy to marshal the network’s collective power.
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Those Crazy Lines

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04/20/2017
Leave it to John Oliver to humorously straighten out the twisted world of gerrymandering. “Everyone’s voice should count, Everyone should have an equal chance to make a bad decision that [expletive]s it up for everyone else. Election results should...
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Resources from Federal Tax and the Budget Debate: Where Things Stand and Why It Matters to our Sector

During this interactive webinar on December 6, we discussed the status of the federal budget and the implications for California’s budget, the potential impact of federal tax and budget choices on public services and systems, communities, and nonprofits, and how this all could impact the work of grantmakers and nonprofit organizations.
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