Policy Makers

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!
15 Mar 2018

The Long and the Short of It: A New Model to Strengthen the Region

March 15, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Autodesk Gallery
The Bay Area’s ingenuity is being put to test by the need to simultaneously tackle challenges that impact communities now and those that are surfacing more slowly but no less urgently. A new model of multi-benefit solutions holds promise to address...
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!
24 Jan 2018

Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

January 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
In San Francisco and Alameda counties an estimated 27,000 youth are disconnected from work and school; 10,000 are homeless or live in unstable housing; and 16,000 people have been incarcerated and are reentering the community. Like the millions of...
06 Dec 2017

Death Over Dinner

December 6, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Rosa Mexicano
How we want to die represents the most important and costly conversation America isn’t having. In 2018, NCG will be convening a series of conversations and learning opportunities for funders interested in exploring the opportunity to engage and...
18 Oct 2017

Census 2020: Uniting for a Common Cause

October 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Census happens just once every 10 years but its outcomes have serious ramifications: Will California lose a congressional seat? Will billions of dollars in Medicaid, SNAP, and Medicare resources be left on the table? A fair and accurate Census...

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