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Staying on Track: Successful and Healthy Lives For Young Males of Color

Release Date: 
11/11/2014
What does "on track" look like for young males of color? What are the opportunity gaps they face? These are just some of the questions that foundations who have been working on these issues have been trying to answer and several have refined a way...
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May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Awards $3.7 Million in 25th Anniversary Grants

Release Date: 
11/03/2014
The May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust has announced five grants to commemorate the Trust’s 25th Anniversary. These special one-time grants are intended to recognize and support effective organizations, efforts, and programs that strongly align...
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NCG Members Join Forces to Aid Immigrant Children

Release Date: 
08/13/2014
NCG members The California Endowment, The James Irvine Foundation and The Marguerite Casey Foundation are partnering to help provide humanitarian relief to immigrant children at the border fleeing extreme hardship and life-threatening violence in...
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Launch of the Social Impact Exchange’s 2012 Business Plan Competition

Release Date: 
10/31/2011
The Social Impact Exchange, a community of funders, advisors, wealth managers, intermediaries, nonprofits and researchers interested in developing practices for funding and implementing large-scale expansions of top-performing nonprofit initiatives...
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Informal Child Care in California: Current Arrangements and Future Needs

NCG member the David & Lucile Packard Foundation recently engaged with three research teams compiling information in an effort to broaden understanding of caregivers’ motivations and experiences, and to provide a more nuanced depiction of the adults who are caring for California's youngest children.
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Resources from Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government: A Learning Session for Funders

Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government was a learning session to learn about tackling advancing governments role in advancing racial equity. This is such an important topic and we received such positive feedback!
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Addressing California’s Emerging Teacher Shortage: An Analysis of Sources and Solutions

After many years of teacher layoffs in California, school districts around the state are hiring again. With the influx of new K–12 funding, districts are looking to lower student-teacher ratios and reinstate classes and programs that were reduced or eliminated during the Great Recession. However, mounting evidence indicates that teacher supply has not kept pace with the increased demand. This report examines indicators of current shortages, discusses their impact on students, analyzes factors that influence teacher supply and demand in California and nationally, and recommends policies to...
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Early Identification and Intervention Systems in California

NCG member, Harder+Company Community Research has released this new report, Early Identification and Intervention Systems in California , identifying the problems in early childhood development and guiding families to effective interventions. Read the Report >

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