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Resources from Youth Voice: Supporting Youth to Promote Systems Change

Publication date: 
06/2012
Not every young person is lucky enough to enjoy the support of a functional family or social network, and many depend on the state in some capacity to help develop the skills necessary for achieving professional success and personal stability. In recent years, the Zellerbach Family Foundation , Stuart Foundation and W. Clement and Jessie V. Stone Foundation , among others, have supported organizations that use "youth voice" as a strategy to build the capacity of youth to advocate effectively for changes in the systems that directly affect their lives. This briefing provided an overview of "...
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Snapshots of Philanthropy: Akonadi Foundation

Publication date: 
10/2010
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member the Akonadi Foundation and its work giving students of color every opportunity to go to college.
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Snapshots of Philanthropy: S.H. Cowell Foundation

Publication date: 
08/2010
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member the S.H. Cowell Foundation and its work to build stronger families by supporting a community's long-term commitment to change.
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Snapshots of Philanthropy: The James Irvine Foundation

Publication date: 
08/2010
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member The James Irvine Foundation and its work in a promising alternative approach to high school that links classroom learning with student interests and job preparation to motivat students and help them gain an advantage in high school, college and careers.
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Snapshots of Philanthropy: Sierra Health Foundation

Publication date: 
08/2010
The Snapshots of Philanthopy are meant to offer a glimpse into the many ways organized philanthropy is making a difference in our community. This snapshot features NCG member the Sierra Health Foundation and its work helping homeless and foster youth manage and protect their life documents.
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Philanthropy California Statement On Family Separations

Release Date: 
06/20/2018
As Philanthropy California, we join our partners in philanthropy, along with advocates and immigrant communities, in calling for an end to the practice of separating children from their parents as part of the Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy...
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Member Spotlight: Rajni Dronamraju, Senior Manager, Charitable Giving at Genentech

Release Date: 
12/14/2017
Rajni Dronamraju is the Senior Manager, Charitable Giving at Genentech. As a part of our Member Spotlight Series, Rajni told us about her passion project, and why she's interested in learning from her funder peers in our community.
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Getting Into Equity: A Provocative Movie for Health Funders

Release Date: 
08/22/2016
The importance of investing in children is something that resounds deeply in each of us. Health funders are gathering this month for a special film that’s inviting people to think in new ways about health equity. California Newsreel’s film, ...
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Trump’s Tax Plan Would Only Help Wealthy Parents

Release Date: 
08/15/2016
NCG member Surina Khan is the CEO of the Women's Foundation of California. Check out her Op-Ed in Wednesday's San Francisco Chronicle for a host of solutions to make childcare affordable in the Bay Area.
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Ban the Box

Release Date: 
08/25/2015
If you live in California, chances are you have heard of Ban the Box legislation. Following the momentum the campaign has received all across the country, many foundations and philanthropic organizations are urging this movement to come to fruition...

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