Policy Makers

24 Oct 2018

Decolonizing Wealth: A Conversation with Edgar Villanueva & Courtney E. Martin

October 24, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Google Community Space
On October 24th, we invite you to a special Decolonizing Wealth book event featuring an in-depth conversation between Villanueva and Award-Winning Journalist Courtney E. Martin about the book and how institutions that control access to money can...
11 Oct 2018

Stockton Reinvention Tour Webinar | Economic Empowerment: Basic Income Demonstration & Workforce Access

October 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
On June 1 st , representatives of 26 philanthropic institutions had the opportunity to experience how Stockton is reinventing itself through a full-day funders convening and Reinvention Tour in Stockton . Participants had the...
30 Aug 2018

What do we want? Health! When do we want it? Now! | Upstream Strategies for Change

August 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The call to end family separation at the border and reunify parents with their children shows the power that engaged people and communities have to influence policy, educate the public, direct resources, and make change. With all of the complex...
29 Aug 2018

New Research: Californians Working in Poverty and the Implications for our State

August 29, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
With support from The James Irvine Foundation, Dr. Robert P. Jones, CEO of PRRI – a nonpartisan, nonprofit research organization – will brief attendees on new findings from its survey of working Californians who are struggling with poverty.
16 Jul 2018

Trauma-Informed Philanthropy: From Knowledge to Action

July 16, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
Webinar
Though there have been significant scientific advances to help us better understand how adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trauma are contributing factors towards negative health outcomes later in life, there remains little guidance on how to...
18 Jun 2018

Philanthropy and the #MeToo Movement

June 18, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have set change in motion across American society, from popular culture to the halls of Congress. But is philanthropy listening? And is philanthropy part of the problem? At the root of the sexual violence #MeToo...
23 May 2018

Advancing Economic Opportunity for Immigrants & Refugees

May 23, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation San Mateo Conference C
Across the country, immigrants and refugees serve as a catalyst for community revitalization and an engine of economic growth. While newcomers possess an entrepreneurial spirit, they often have limited access to asset building products and services...
18 May 2018

Legislative Briefing on Census 2020

May 18, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Please join us for a briefing luncheon with Senator Richard Pan, Chair of the Senate’s Select Committee on the Census, and Assemblymember Marc Berman, Chair of the Assembly’s Select Committee on the Census.
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...
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!

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