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Economic & Community Development

05 Nov 2014

Design for Impact: Accelerating Sustainable Mobility for Cities

November 5, 2014 -
11:00am to 7:00pm
IDEO San Francisco Office
This design-thinking workshop will bring together EMBARQ and the most forward-thinking philanthropists, foundation leaders and corporate executives for hands-on sessions where they can help prioritize the challenges to tackle in urban mobility, and...
30 Oct 2014

25 Years After Loma Prieta and Days After Napa: Philanthropy’s Role in Mitigating the Impact of Disaster on the Most Vulnerable

October 30, 2014 -
8:30am to 11:30am
World Affairs Council
How do funders prepare communities and organizations for disasters and ensure that institutions and social supports can recover quickly? Using the lens of Loma Prieta, Napa, Katrina, Sandy and other disasters we'll talk about the role of...
11 Sep 2014

Social Change, Advocacy, and Movement Building: The Role for Funders

September 11, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
NCG is excited to partner with Alliance for Justice to present an encore of the most popular session from our 2014 NCG Annual Conference.
25 Jun 2014

NCG CEO Series presents | Economic Inequality Media Project: A Special Briefing with Robert B. Reich

June 25, 2014 -
8:30am to 10:00am
The California Endowment
As a follow up to NCG's Annual Conference, we are welcoming back former Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich and filmmaker Jake Kornbluth to share their latest work. Building on the success of their award winning film, Inequality for All, they are...
08 Apr 2014

2014 NCG Annual Conference | Be the Change: Philanthropy and a Thriving Society for All

April 8, 2014 -
9:00am to 4:30pm
Hotel Nikko
For our inaugural Annual Conference we are pleased to feature two thought-provoking and engaging speakers: Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich and Rebuild the Dream President Van Jones. Both speakers will address how the issue of income...
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Resources for Collective Impact: From Common Goals to Uncommon Results

Publication date: 
10/2018
Collective Impact is one of those buzzwords that you often hear in our sector. Since the publication of the article Collective Impact in the winter 2011 edition of the Stanford Social Innovation Review, this framework for successful cross-sector collaboration has been used to address a plethora of complex issues. But while many collective impact efforts have reported achieving positive results through their work, and have a personal, intuitive understanding of why this approach to collaboration has enabled positive progress in communities, there has not until recently been a methodologically...
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Resources from Stockton Reinvention Tour Webinar | Economic Empowerment: Basic Income Demonstration & Workforce Access

Publication date: 
10/2018
NCG in partnership with the City of Stockton is offering several opportunities to have more in depth exchanges about the eight strategies that constitute the vision for a resurgent Stockton. On Thursday, October 11th, NCG and the City of Stockton hosted a discussion on the Economic Empowerment/Workforce Access efforts of the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration (SEED) , the first city-level Guaranteed Income demonstration program in the country. This special 1-hour webinar featured Mayor Michael Tubbs and Lori Ann Ospina, who is leading the SEED...
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Resources from Public Charge: The Policy that Could Change Everything for Immigrant Families

Publication date: 
06/2018
In a June 26th program, we hosted a multi-sector group of leaders who are working together to protect the wellbeing of immigrant families and fight against this proposed change to the public charge regulation for a thoughtful discussion on the imporatance of this issue and how funders can be prepared.
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Resources from Advancing Economic Opportunity for Immigrants & Refugees

Publication date: 
05/2018
Across the country, immigrants and refugees serve as a catalyst for community revitalization and an engine of economic growth. While newcomers possess an entrepreneurial spirit, they often have limited access to asset building products and services, and many first and second-generation Americans struggle to achieve long-term financial stability. Dr. Manuel Pastor shared key findings from research commissioned by AFN and GCIR, and participants had the opportunity to hear from two experts from the field who shared lessons and best practices emerging from their work at this critical intersection.

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