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20 Feb 2020

Fighting the Chilling Effect: Ensuring the Health & Well-Being of Immigrants

February 20, 2020 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Whether we’re tenth generation American or a newcomer, Black, White, or Brown, most of us try to treat people how we’d want to be treated. New immigrants work hard to make life better for themselves and come here to bring new ideas and new energy to...
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11 Feb 2020

The Great American Lie: Film Screening and Panel

February 11, 2020 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Restore Oakland
With income insecurity and economic inequity at historic highs funders, practitioners and policy advocates are working harder than ever to understand and address the root causes of family economic insecurity. The film explores the systemic and...
11 Feb 2020

Rebuilding Democratic Norms and Institutions in the Post Impeachment Era | Bay Area Democracy Funders

February 11, 2020 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The presidential year begins amid an historic political impasse at home and continued democratic decline across the globe. Autocrats now run three of the world’s four largest democracies, with systems in the U.S. and India teetering on the brink,...
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10 Feb 2020

2020: Are We Ready for Trust (-Based Philanthropy)?

February 10, 2020 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Imagine how philanthropy could change in this decade if we approached all of our grantmaking with one common, underlying approach: TRUST. How might our relationships change? How might our grantmaking be more impactful? Who might feel more welcome to...
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07 Feb 2020

A Discussion on How to Be An Anti-Racist

February 7, 2020 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for an informal lunch and a book discussion on Ibram X. Kendi’s How to be an Anti-Racist . Following our successful event with a talk by Ibram X. Kendi and a conversation with john a. powell and Lateefah Simon on How to be an Anti-Racist ,...
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04 Feb 2020

Fireside Chat Part 2 | Liberate Your Foundation: Lessons from POC, Queer, and Allied Foundation Leaders

February 4, 2020 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
How was philanthropic wealth created in the first place? Who should lead foundations? Who gets to decide how wealth is distributed? Philanthropy is undergoing a moment of reckoning, with many inside and outside the sector questioning the way that...
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28 Jan 2020

Briefing: Survey of Asian American and Pacific Islander workers in CA

January 28, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
Research, politicians, and philanthropy often group Asia American and Pacific Islanders as one demographic, even though they represent a diversity of countries and speak more than a dozen languages. The lack of community-specific data often masks...
28 Jan 2020

Gender Justice and Women’s Leadership in the Climate Justice Movement: A Roundtable Discussion

January 28, 2020 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Oakstop 14
Women are at the forefront of cutting-edge climate justice movement work at the local level and across California , nationally , and globally . Yet, women are disproportionately impacted by the effects of and bare unique burdens...
27 Jan 2020

A Conversation with GEO President and CEO Marcus Walton

January 27, 2020 -
2:30pm to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for a conversation with Marcus Walton, GEO’s new President and CEO. Marcus will share his vision for GEO in the coming years and invite your reflections on how GEO can support grantmakers and move the field of philanthropy forward. Recently...
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27 Jan 2020

The Results Are In: California's Justice Gap and Challenges Facing Civil Legal Aid in 2020 | Legal Services Funders Network

January 27, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Nixon Peabody LLP
The significant need for civil legal assistance among Californians—and the gap between that need and the resources to meet it—has never been fully measured. Until now... The LSFN invites you to be among the first to hear the results of an innovative...

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