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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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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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Resource Guide: Supporting Undocumented Youth

As a nation of immigrants, the United States has benefited tremendously from the talents, values, and contributions of newcomers to our shores. In the face of immense barriers, many undocumented youth have exhibited exemplary perseverance, work ethic, and leadership. Yet hurdles and challenges remain. Many educators, counselors, and school leaders have expressed interest in learning how to better support all children so that they can achieve educational and economic success – regardless of actual or perceived immigration status. Informed by research and promising practices, the U.S...
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New Strategies for Civic Engagement in the Central Valley

The changing demographics and political attitudes of the Central Valley - a traditionally conservative region of California - demand new strategies for community and civic engagement. To understand the shift in the region and how it is becoming more purple, look no further than the recent mid-term elections. In the race for the 10th congressional district, covering Stanislaus and portions of San Joaquin County, the election was undecided for a week and, at its closest margin, only 1,300 votes separated incumbent Republican Jeff Denham and eventual winner Democrat Josh Harder. A huge...
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Resources for Redistricting: Providing Fair Representation for Californians

As California continues to prepare for the 2020 Census, it is easy to forget that redistricting comes immediately after. Similar to the census, redistricting will have high-stakes impact on public sector leadership, political power, and financial resources for the decade that follows. California is one of the few states with an independent and impartial system to redraw its districts. Recently, more philanthropic organizations have turned their attention to redistricting and the diverse roles they can play. In partnership with California Census 2020 Statewide Funders’ Table and Grantmakers...
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Resources for Building Greater Economic Mobility Through Social Enterprise

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 most important things we need to do is to, “effectively promote evidence-driven approaches designed for accountability and inclusion and needed to restore trust and confidence in government’s ability to solve big problems.” Economic mobility is an especially remote dream for Californians who have been incarcerated or homeless, and young adults who...
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Resources for From Me to We

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 researcher and communications strategist Anat Shenker-Osorio has reframed the debate, leading to progressive victories on a wide range of issues from clean energy to criminal justice reform. Join us for this special session to hear findings from the empirically tested Race Class Narrative and how it’s been applied to win social justice victories across...

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