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Solving the Housing Crisis Is Key to Inclusive Prosperity in the Bay Area

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This report presents new data and analyses that illustrate how rising rents and stagnant incomes are straining household budgets and stifling opportunity in the nine-county Bay Area, jeopardizing the region’s diversity, growth, and prosperity.

Resources from The Intersection of Housing and Health | Bay Area Health Funders Group Meeting

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One of the most cost effective ways to improve the health of people experiencing homelessness is to house them. At this program, we learned about the connection between housing and health, how to build cross sector relationships, promising projects in the region and the country, and philanthropy’s role as a catalyst for advancing health and well-being in our communities through housing.

Asian and Pacific Islander Health and Wellness: A San Francisco Neighborhood Analysis

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Commissioned by the Asian Pacific Islander Council (API Council) and prepared by Davis Y. Ja and Associates, this study marks a preliminary assessment of the structural indicators of health and wellness of Asian Pacific Islander populations in the San Francisco. 

Development without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area

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The culmination of a year-long collaboration between Causa Justa::Just Cause and the Alameda County Public Health Department, this report is a first of its kind combining neighborhood analysis using a quantifiable “gentrification typology,” with interviews of affected populations and public health research to present a comprehensive definition of gentrification in the Bay Area.

Smarter Philanthropy for Greater Impact: Rethinking How Grantmakers Support Scale

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A special supplement sponsored by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) for the Stanford Social Innovation Review Spring 2014 edition. It was created to capture the latest thinking about how nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, public funders, and social entrepreneurs can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges. In the following pages, leaders from across the social sector offer their perspectives on “scaling what works” — what it means, what it takes to do it right, and what needs to happen to ensure that proven and promising solutions find their way...

Talking Housing: New Laws and Conversation on the Bay Area's Top Worry

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“It seems that almost everyone in the Bay Area has a housing horror story to tell. Anecdotes abound of renters spending months looking for a new place, and the pound of flesh extracted when they do find one. Equally scary are the stories from...


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