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Economic & Community Development

13 Jan 2020

The Wisdom of Youth: Equity Centered Solutions to Prevent Youth Homelessness

January 13, 2020 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Adolescence and young adulthood are critical developmental times in a person’s life, and experiencing housing instability and homelessness at this stage can have lifelong negative impacts. Many adults who experience chronic homelessness first became...
19 Dec 2019

Ending Excessive Sentencing & Punishments in California | California Criminal Justice Funders Group

December 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
This webinar is presented by the California Criminal Justice Funders Group. Earlier this year, Governor Newsom declared a moratorium on all executions in California. In the wake of this decision, a new statewide coalition was...
05 Nov 2019

Building a More Inclusive Economy: Catalyzing Ideas Into Action

November 5, 2019 -
8:30am to 4:00pm
The California Endowment
Join us as we explore new and emerging practices, share the latest research, and examine the challenges, opportunities, and ideas to build a more inclusive and equitable Bay Area. With the rising national tide of hate, racism and xenophobia it is...
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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...
24 Sep 2019

From Me to We: Applying the Race Class Narrative to Persuade the Middle and Mobilize the Base

September 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The California Endowment
How do we move a cross-racial set of voters toward believing in and fighting for racial and economic justice? How can narrative change bring us closer to advancing shared opportunity and prosperity for all Californians? Nationally-recognized...
12 Sep 2019

The Relationship Between Commercial Developers and the Local Arts Community

September 12, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Join the Arts Loan Fund as we hear from two commercial developers who have both engaged with the Oakland arts community by hosting large public meetings, encouraged dialogue with artist groups, and have made a commitment to community engagement. We...
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15 Aug 2019

Guaranteed Income: A Silver Bullet to Reduce Poverty?

August 15, 2019 -
10:30am to 2:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
In recent years, guaranteed income initiatives such as Universal Basic Income (UBI) have garnered national attention. The topic has been elevated in the national discourse by potential presidential candidates as part of their economic platforms...
29 Jul 2019

Putting Schools and Communities First

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July 29, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:00am
East Bay Community Foundation
Schools and Communities First is a historic effort to reform Proposition 13 and restore over $11 billion a year for services that all Californians rely on like schools and community colleges, social services, libraries, and health clinics. Conceived...
27 Jun 2019

Building Greater Economic Mobility Through Social Enterprise

June 27, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:00am
Webinar
A Californian coalition ( The Economic Mobility Collaborative ) sets out this vision: “Every Californian should have a chance to work, to discover their potential, and to share that potential with others.” The Collaborative suggests that, among the...
20 Jun 2019

Reimagining Asset Building Through Community Ownership

June 20, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
OakStop
The asset building field has traditionally focused on asset building at the individual and family unit level. But imagine a world where people have an opportunity to share in the wealth and prosperity they help to create by controlling community...

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