Communications Staff

14 May 2018

Democracy, Digital Disinformation and Hacking: Securing Election Integrity for the Midterms and Beyond

May 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
State and federal officials readily acknowledge that the shadows that hung over the 2016 vote have not cleared. These include attempts to interfere with state voting systems, dissemination of misinformation through social media platforms and using...
18 Apr 2018

The Power of Arts & Culture

April 18, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
CEL Education Fund
Arts and culture are the drivers, and simultaneously expression, of a society’s values. Artists and culture makers play a critical role in creating moments and sharing stories in a compelling way that connects to our emotions - art can evoke empathy...
29 Mar 2018

NCG Book Club | The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin

March 29, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
29 Jan 2018

NCG Book Club | White Noise by Don DeLillo

January 29, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of White Noise by Don DeLillo. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
27 Nov 2017

NCG Book Club | Tracks by Louise Erdrich

November 27, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of Tracks by Louise Erdrich. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!
16 Nov 2017

An Honest Look at Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: Are We Getting It Right?

November 16, 2017 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Redwood Shores Library Meeting Room B
Diversity makes us stronger. Large-scale movements including Black Lives Matter, Dreamers, Standing Rock and the 2016 presidential election are changing society and philanthropy along with it. Join fellow travelers for a deep dive into how they’re...
26 Oct 2017

Wisdom from the Front Lines: Lessons for Disaster Planning

October 26, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The current wildfires and recent hurricanes and earthquake drive home the urgency of community response and the community concerns that drive recovery. They also remind us we need to prepare for the risks we face in the Bay Area. Join a breakfast...
11 Oct 2017

Mindful Messaging: The Science to Getting Inside the Brain of Your Audience

October 11, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Every day brings new insights from behavioral economics, psychology, and the social sciences that help us better understand how people think and why they do what they do. The brain is a bit like a pinball machine. Messages go in. Sometimes they hit...
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06 Sep 2017

NCG Book Club | Discussion of The Green Road by Anne Enright

September 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join NCG Book Club for a discussion of The Green Road by Anne Enright. Bring your lunch and an appetite for conversation!

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