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16 Dec 2019

Navigating Change: The Journey of Seven CEOs

December 16, 2019 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Skoll Foundation
We are once again seeing a wave of transitions among foundation CEOs in our region. These transitions have come about in a number of different ways. A significant number of CEOs retired from their positions. Others have come about due to the natural...
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18 Nov 2019

What’s on the Horizon for Health Equity in 2020?

November 18, 2019 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
2019 has been a year of progress in the pursuit of health equity for Californians. We started off with Governor Newsom’s bold vision for the state rooted in a commitment to a “California for All,” and the final state budget included major wins for...
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31 Oct 2019

Coming Together for California’s Future: Mobilizing for 2020 and Beyond

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October 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
2020 will be a momentous year for California. From getting out the count for the Census to a statewide effort to enact monumental structural tax reform, funders have a critical role to play in increasing the civic and political power of our state’s...
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24 Oct 2019

Addressing Trauma in Pediatric Primary Care: Insights from the Field

October 24, 2019 -
1:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Addressing trauma is an important goal of pediatric primary care. Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) is often considered a critical component of this goal and momentum around universal screening is growing. Within California, several...
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24 Oct 2019

Aging into Poverty: Ensuring Seniors’ Golden Years Remain Golden

October 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Currently, one in five seniors in California is living at or below poverty – the highest rate in the country. With the demographic changes underway in the State, the challenges of senior poverty are likely to increase even if this rate remains...
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23 Oct 2019

“It’s Not Going to Support My Children” Results from the San Francisco Child Support Debt Relief Pilot

October 23, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Every year, hundreds of thousands of California children living in poverty do not receive all of the child support payments made by their parents. Current California law requires that low-income families who receive public benefits only receive the...
10 Oct 2019

POSTPONED: Two Years After the Fires: Reimagining Disaster Philanthropy Centered on Building Power and Resiliency

October 10, 2019 -
11:00am to 5:00pm
La Luz Center
What if disaster philanthropy went beyond a charity model focusing solely on immediate relief, but also united leaders and built long-term community power? What if those most affected by disaster sat at the philanthropic decision-making table to...
08 Oct 2019

#MoreThanMoney: The Role of Funders in Addressing Ableism

October 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Ed Roberts Campus
Ableism: a social attitude that having a disability makes someone a less valued member of society. It assumes that the ways able–bodied people live are the best ways to live. In addition to grantmaking, advocacy funders play a...
03 Oct 2019

Fair Courts: The Threat to Judicial Independence in Polarized Times

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October 3, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Judicial independence may be the most consequential — though least visible and discussed — long-term threat to a well-functioning American democracy. The partisan political climate in the U.S. has emboldened lawmakers to undermine the role of an...
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03 Oct 2019

Foundation Endowments…Activate!: Aligning Investment Strategy with Social Justice Values

October 3, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In-person attendance for this event is now at capacity. Please join us via webinar by registering on Zoom. Given the scale of social, economic and environmental crises our communities are facing, it is hopeful to see foundations...
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