Briefing Program

12 Dec 2018

Power and Progress: What the 2018 Elections Tell Us About 2020

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December 12, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
California’s record turnout and the big questions decided in this year’s election hold some key signals for philanthropy. Voters advanced and held back initiatives on housing, taxation, and homelessness. For people of color and women in particular,...
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11 Dec 2018

Protecting Our Children: A Policy Briefing Webinar

December 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
As public awareness about the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) grows, there have been a number of legislative initiatives within the state of California designed to support the screening, prevention, and treatment of childhood trauma...
06 Dec 2018

Silicon Valley Nonprofit Displacement: A Funder & Nonprofit Briefing

December 6, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:30pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
For the past two years, the Nonprofit Displacement Project has been working to advance solutions to the growing problem of affordable space for nonprofits across the Bay Area. Thriving communities with equitable access to opportunities, healthy...
03 Dec 2018

All Hands on Deck: Changing the System to End Homelessness

December 3, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Communities across the country are making progress and a positive impact on ending homelessness through partnership and collaboration. No one sector can do it alone, but through strategic public-private partnerships and a strong focus on racial...
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15 Nov 2018

A Global Perspective on Healing After Trauma: Where Health and Human Rights Meet

November 15, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Commonwealth Club
There are a greater number of forcibly displaced people in the world today than at any time since the end of World War II, and the Bay Area has welcomed many of these individuals. Hear from clinicians working directly with Bay Area refugees and...
13 Nov 2018

California Policy Forum: Advancing Equity: Saying NO to the Status Quo

November 13, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
A new generation of California leaders is doing things their way — and, let’s say, they’re not afraid to make waves. Stockton, once the poster child for so much that was wrong in American life, is becoming the first city in America to test a...
07 Nov 2018

SVCF Convening on "Public Charge"

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November 7, 2018 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
The Silicon Valley Community Foundation and NCG, in partnership with the Migration Policy Institute, invites advocates, funders, policy makers, and community stakeholders to join us on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at 11:30 AM-2:00PM for a convening...
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01 Nov 2018

The New Normal: Capacity Building During a Time of Disruption II

November 1, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The David & Lucile Packard Foundation
“We believe this is a moment of reckoning in our sector— a moment of both crisis and opportunity. If this moment of disruption has a silver lining, it’s that we’ve effectively broken the old social-change model and now have an opportunity to invent...
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30 Oct 2018

The Philanthropic Closet | New Research on LGBTQ People in Philanthropy

October 30, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
Do you know how many LGBTQ people work in philanthropy? Funders for LGBTQ Issues’ new upcoming report, The Philanthropic Closet: LGBTQ People in Philanthropy finally answers that question – and the results might surprise you! The report notes that...
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30 Oct 2018

Informing the National Perspective on Immigration Reform

October 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Immigration issues have attracted significant attention over the past few years as changes in federal policies have ignited debates across the political spectrum. In July 2018, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and BPC Action published a new report...

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