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23 Oct 2017

Transformative Prison Work in California Criminal Justice Reform

October 23, 2017 -
11:45am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
As a critical part of successful re-entry and culture change, transformative prison work plays a key role in wider criminal justice reform . Please join us for an update on this field and to hear about an emerging statewide network...
18 Oct 2017

Census 2020: Uniting for a Common Cause

October 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Census happens just once every 10 years but its outcomes have serious ramifications: Will California lose a congressional seat? Will billions of dollars in Medicaid, SNAP, and Medicare resources be left on the table? A fair and accurate Census...
11 Oct 2017

Business as a Force for Good: A Conversation with B Lab

October 11, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join Northern California Grantmakers, B Lab and local B Corp leaders to talk about the power of business as a force for good! Corps have been shaking up the traditional business model for some time. As The New York Times said in its descriptions of...
04 Oct 2017

Building Community Power: Democracy at the Local Level

October 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Webinar
At a time when many are looking for bright spots when it comes to democracy, this session will introduce funders to new efforts in California to reimagine democracy at the local level. These new tools for community power and democracy are broadening...
12 Sep 2017

Partner Event | The “Real San Bernardino” Bus Tour: Reviving an All-American City

September 12, 2017 -
8:00am to 5:30pm
Los Angeles Union Station
Not long ago, San Bernardino was an All-American city with prosperous people and a robust civic infrastructure. Yet even before the Great Recession, San Bernardino was struggling with public safety issues and high unemployment. The Recession tipped...
19 Jun 2017

The Future of Care in America

June 19, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us to explore a new vision for care in America called Universal Family Care: a portable, flexible benefit that American families can access during the critical times in our lives when we need care and support.
15 Jun 2017

Brace for Impact: What Possible Federal Budget Cuts Mean for the Bay Area (Silicon Valley)

June 15, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts,...
09 Jun 2017

Brace for Impact: What Possible Federal Budget Cuts Mean for the Bay Area (SF)

June 9, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts,...
21 Mar 2017

An Optimist’s Guide to Benefits in the Gig Economy

March 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
California and the San Francisco Bay Area are the epicenter of the gig economy. Not only are many of the biggest platforms - such as Uber and Airbnb - headquartered here, this area is also home to the nation’s highest rates of people earning income...
01 Mar 2017

A Case of Uncertainty: The 2017 California State Budget | A California Policy Forum Program

March 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
This year’s the Governor’s proposed budget strikes a significantly different tone than those of the last few years. It reflects lower revenues, a $1.6 billion projected shortfall, an expected economic downturn and deep uncertainty about what the...

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