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15 Aug 2019

Guaranteed Income: A Silver Bullet to Reduce Poverty?

August 15, 2019 -
10:30am to 2:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
In recent years guaranteed income initiatives such as Universal Basic Income (UBI) have garnered national attention. The topic has been elevated in the national discourse by potential presidential candidates as part of their economic platforms...
29 Jul 2019

Putting Schools and Communities First

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July 29, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
East Bay Community Foundation
Schools and Communities First is a historic effort to reform Proposition 13 and restore over $11 billion a year for services that all Californians rely on like schools and community colleges, social services, libraries, and health clinics. Conceived...
16 Jul 2019

Disaster Resilience Learning Exchange: Using a Gender, Racial, and Economic Justice Framework in Building Resilient Communities

July 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
The California Endowment
Disasters are increasing across every state and on multiple terrains including wildfires, hurricanes, mass shootings, and financial crisis. Disasters have a disproportionate impact on the most vulnerable parts of our communities, including cisgender...
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26 Jun 2019

Immigration: Opportunities for Technology & Data Capacity Building

June 26, 2019 -
11:45am to 1:30pm
Zellerbach Family Foundation
Join Northern California Grantmakers , Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees , and Tides to hear tactical and practical findings, as well as recommendations for ways to invest in immigration organizations on the ground serving a growing...
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26 Jun 2019

Quarterly Conversations on Disaster Philanthropy: The Strategic Role of Philanthropy in Building a More Disaster Resilient Future in our Communities

June 26, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
As extreme natural events are increasingly affecting our health, livelihoods, and social fabric, how might philanthropic investments be more strategic in building greater community disaster resilience? Since philanthropy cannot do it alone, it...
20 Jun 2019

The Sweet Spot: Leveraging the SF Soda Tax to Advance Health Equity

June 20, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join the Shape Up SF Coalition and NCG's Bay Area Health Funders Group for a conversation with nonprofits and funders to strategize how San Francisco can be a leader in health equity and healthy eating active living programs by further supporting...
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20 Jun 2019

Reimagining Asset Building Through Community Ownership

June 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
OakStop
The asset building field has traditionally focused on asset building at the individual and family unit level. But imagine a world where people have an opportunity to share in the wealth and prosperity they help to create by controlling community...
17 Jun 2019

Democratizing Resilience Planning and Disaster Recovery

June 17, 2019 -
8:30am to 4:30pm
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Natural disasters are increasing in severity and frequency here in California and around the nation, generating housing instability as well as physical, mental, and financial stress for residents of affected areas. However, these impacts are not...
13 Jun 2019

Increasing Access to Space for Artists and Nonprofit Art Organizations

June 13, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Our grantee communities face the perennial challenge of accessing safe, affordable spaces to develop, create and present their work as well as securing housing for themselves. This lack of access manifests in many ways, including the precarious...
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10 Jun 2019

An Update on the California Children’s Trust

June 10, 2019 -
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The California Children’s Trust (the Trust) formed in 2018 to reimagine California’s behavioral health system for children. It is intended as a three-year initiative to build a broad-based coalition that advances a fundamentally different approach...

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