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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!
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!

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