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27 Sep 2018

State of Democracy: Countering Threats and Advancing Voting Rights in the U.S. and California

September 27, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Access to the ballot and voting rights continue to be threatened in increasing and unprecedented ways. Nearly half the states have enacted new voting restrictions since 2010. These include purging voter rolls, cutting back on early voting, and...
25 Sep 2018

The New Normal: Capacity Building During a Time of Disruption

September 25, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
(This program will be delivered on November 1 at the Packard Foundation on the Peninsula, with the same frame, and different speakers. We encourage you to attend that program as well, or in place of this one. Check back for the program description,...
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20 Sep 2018

Don’t Start Trouble: Real-Life Examples on Advocacy and Lobbying

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September 20, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Watching the news and wondering if there’s a way to make your dollars and your voice count a little more? Join members as they share their experience jumping into the fray of advocacy and making changes in how they support grantees to pack some...
12 Sep 2018

Detained and Removal Defense Learning Lab

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September 12, 2018 -
9:30am to 3:30pm
Google Community Space
What happens after ICE picks up an immigrant? How will the case differ if he or she is released or remains in detention throughout the removal process? Join this two-part learning lab to gain a better understanding of the immigrant’s journey through...
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29 Aug 2018

Dan Diaz & Brittany Maynard: The End-of-Life Conversation

August 29, 2018 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
The Commonwealth Club
On New Year’s Day 2014, Brittany Maynard discovered that she had terminal brain cancer. Despite an eight-hour surgery and extensive assessments, it was concluded that she had six months to live. Choosing peace over pain and to die with dignity,...
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.
27 Jul 2018

Funding at the Intersection: The State of Philanthropy & LGBTQ AAPI Communities

July 27, 2018 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Hilton Financial District in Chinatown
In the next 25 years, one in five Americans will be Asian American or Pacific Islander. AAPIs are the largest segment of new immigrants coming to the United States. More and more are coming out as LGBTQ, yet philanthropy struggles to address the...
12 Jul 2018

2020 Census California Complete Count Regional Convening | San Francisco

July 12, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
The Women's Building
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research California Complete Count team for Census 2020 invites you to the July 12th San Francisco regional convening to help build our community’s capacity to achieve a complete count during the 2020 Census.
10 Jul 2018

Learning + Action Series: Policies for an Inclusive Economy

July 10, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
East Bay Community Foundation
The East Bay Community Foundation, Asset Funders Network, and Northern California Grantmakers invite you to attend the Inclusive Economy Learning + Action Series for funders, donors, policy makers and...
26 Jun 2018

Public Charge: The Policy that Could Change Everything for Immigrant Families

June 26, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
A new policy change is coming in under the radar with the potential to affect immigrants in a way that would be more dramatic than the ban for Muslims entering the country and ending DACA for young people. Given the breadth and scope of this...

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