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27 Jun 2019

Building Greater Economic Mobility Through Social Enterprise

June 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
A Californian coalition ( The Economic Mobility Collaborative ) sets out this vision: “Every Californian should have a chance to work, to discover their potential, and to share that potential with others.” The Collaborative suggests that, among the...
26 Jun 2019

Quarterly Conversations on Disaster Philanthropy: The Strategic Role of Philanthropy in Building a More Disaster Resilient Future in our Communities

June 26, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
As extreme natural events are increasingly affecting our health, livelihoods, and social fabric, how might philanthropic investments be more strategic in building greater community disaster resilience? Since philanthropy cannot do it alone, it...
20 Jun 2019

Reimagining Asset Building Through Community Ownership

June 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The asset building field has traditionally focused on asset building at the individual and family unit level. But imagine a world where people have an opportunity to share in the wealth and prosperity they help to create by controlling community...
17 Jun 2019

Democratizing Resilience Planning and Disaster Recovery

June 17, 2019 -
8:30am to 4:30pm
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Natural disasters are increasing in severity and frequency here in California and around the nation, generating housing instability as well as physical, mental, and financial stress for residents of affected areas. However, these impacts are not...
13 Jun 2019

Increasing Access to Space for Artists and Nonprofit Art Organizations

June 13, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Our grantee communities face the perennial challenge of accessing safe, affordable spaces to develop, create and present their work as well as securing housing for themselves. This lack of access manifests in many ways, including the precarious...
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13 Jun 2019

Arts Loan Fund Meeting 6/13/19

June 13, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
NCG's Arts Loan Fund (ALF) Steering Committee is comprised of a diverse range of Bay Area funders, who are committed to the Arts. The committee convenes every four weeks to discuss issues impacting the Arts in Northern California and to review loan...
10 Jun 2019

An Update on the California Children’s Trust

June 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The California Children’s Trust (the Trust) formed in 2018 to reimagine California’s behavioral health system for children. It is intended as a three-year initiative to build a broad-based coalition that advances a fundamentally different approach...
29 May 2019

No Housing Support for Mixed Status Families? How Philanthropy Can Respond to Proposed HUD Rule

May 29, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
No one should be denied support because of their loved ones’ immigration status. Yet a newly introduced regulation from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would force U.S. citizen children and their families out of public...
28 May 2019

Redistricting: Providing Fair Representation for Californians

May 28, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
As California continues to prepare for the 2020 Census, it is easy to forget that redistricting comes immediately after. Similar to the census, redistricting will have high-stakes impact on public sector leadership, political power, and financial...
23 May 2019

A Better Measure of Need: The Real Cost Measure in California

May 23, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Creating widespread economic opportunity in the Bay Area, especially for communities of color, requires a better understanding of what a decent standard of living actually costs in our region. The commonly used federal poverty measure vastly...


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