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23 May 2019

A Better Measure of Need: The Real Cost Measure in California

May 23, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Creating widespread economic opportunity in the Bay Area, especially for communities of color, requires a better understanding of what a decent standard of living actually costs in our region. The commonly used federal poverty measure vastly...
16 May 2019

Fighting for Place: Lessons from Oakland’s Battle to Protect its Residents

May 16, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Jahahara Alkebulan-Ma'at, an Oakland resident and activist, lived in the same small rental home on a property near Lake Merritt in Oakland for 22 years until a new owner changed the locks, shut off water and power to the house, and threatened his...
02 May 2019

What’s Ahead for Racial Equity: Real Talk with Manuel Pastor and Lateefah Simon

May 2, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What is the landscape of economic, racial, and social inequities in the Bay Area, and what can we do about it? NCG is excited to announce our new offering - the Racial Equity Action (REA) Institute - to bring together racial equity specialists and...
14 Mar 2019

CalSavers: A Cross-Generational Approach to Addressing Poverty through Public-Private Partnerships

March 14, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
United Way of the Bay Area
California has the highest poverty rate in the nation. In fact, the UC Berkeley Labor Center predicts that half of Californians currently working will likely retire with just $24,000 a year in a state with ever increasing living costs – from health...
05 Mar 2019

California for All: What’s in Governor Newsom’s First Proposed Budget?

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March 5, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Just three days into office, Governor Newsom offered a bold vision for the state rooted in a commitment to a “California for all." In his proposed 2019-2020 budget, the Governor calls for a series of bold and smart investments intended to broaden...
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27 Feb 2019

Moving to Higher Ground & Emboldening the Field: Strategic Dismantling of the School to Prison Pipeline

February 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Freedom and Movement Center
Join Lateefah Simon from Akonadi Foundation and strategists of Dignity in Schools Campaign California (DSC CA) to build allies in philanthropy who are willing to invest in movement building leadership to keep California at the forefront ending...
07 Feb 2019

Silicon Valley Nonprofit Displacement Briefing | Thrive's Philanthropy Matters

February 7, 2019 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
Please join NCG and Thrive, the Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County, for a joint nonprofit and funder briefing to share the findings from the Silicon Valley Nonprofit Space and Facilities Report and discuss their implications for our...
31 Jan 2019

The California Movement to End Inequitable Fines and Fees

January 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Too often, government programs and courts levy burdensome fines and fees on people, partly to generate revenue to balance public budgets. There is often an insidious and unintended impact of this practice– to entrap low-income people in long-term...
28 Jan 2019

2020 Census | Bay Area Funders Meeting

January 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census. We will dive into opportunities to ensure alignment across the region and support a fair and accurate count.
13 Nov 2018

California Policy Forum: Advancing Equity: Saying NO to the Status Quo

November 13, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
A new generation of California leaders is doing things their way — and, let’s say, they’re not afraid to make waves. Stockton, once the poster child for so much that was wrong in American life, is becoming the first city in America to test a...

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