Economic & Community Development

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...
30 Oct 2018

Informing the National Perspective on Immigration Reform

October 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Immigration issues have attracted significant attention over the past few years as changes in federal policies have ignited debates across the political spectrum. In July 2018, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and BPC Action published a new report...
11 Oct 2018

Stockton Reinvention Tour Webinar | Economic Empowerment: Basic Income Demonstration & Workforce Access

October 11, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
On June 1 st , representatives of 26 philanthropic institutions had the opportunity to experience how Stockton is reinventing itself through a full-day funders convening and Reinvention Tour in Stockton . Participants had the...
02 Oct 2018

2020 Census | Bay Area Funders Meeting

October 2, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census. Many sectors from philanthropy to government are mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate Census count. The goal of this meeting is to promote the alignment of...

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