Economic/Community Development:Workforce

08 May 2018

Recovery for All? A Funder Conversation on Post-Disaster Workforce Challenges and Opportunities in Sonoma and Napa counties

May 8, 2018 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Napa Valley Community Foundation
How can philanthropy support the immediate and long-term needs of vulnerable Sonoma and Napa workers—including many undocumented immigrants—who are faced with dire unemployment challenges, while meeting the hiring needs of local employers? This...
24 Apr 2018

More Than Tech: A Workforce Approach Towards Inclusion for Young Adults

April 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The tech industry has generated unprecedented wealth in the Bay Area but many residents aren’t benefiting from the boom. Instead, they are being pushed out of the region altogether. Not only do some communities of color lack access to the tech...
24 Jan 2018

Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

January 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
In San Francisco and Alameda counties an estimated 27,000 youth are disconnected from work and school; 10,000 are homeless or live in unstable housing; and 16,000 people have been incarcerated and are reentering the community. Like the millions of...
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.
09 Nov 2015

SOLD OUT | Advancing Economic Opportunity for Black Communities

November 9, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Please join us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the...
27 May 2015

NCG 2015 Annual Conference

May 27, 2015 -
7:30am to 5:00pm
Hotel Nikko
Join us on for the 2015 NCG Annual Conference as we explore how the philanthropic sector can move discussion of ideas and challenges to developing real-world solutions to cultivate healthier, thriving communities here in northern California.
02 Dec 2014

California’s Tomorrow: A Framework for Improving the Lives of Young Males of Color

December 2, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
San Francisco Foundation
Young men and boys of color are among the fastest-growing segments of our state’s population, representing almost three quarters of all males under age 18 in California. Recently several member foundations have refined a way to think about and...
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Jobs for All: The Movement to Restore Employment Rights for Formerly Incarcerated People

Publication date: 
09/2017
NCG member The Rosenberg Foundation recently released a new report on the movement to restore employment rights to formerly incarcerated people. This report, Jobs for All: The Movement to Restore Employment Rights for Formerly Incarcerated People , provides an overview of this powerful movement led by formerly incarcerated people and the most significant policy wins to date and outlining the priorities that are essential for expanding employment opportunities.
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Resources from Advancing Economic Opportunity for Black Communities

Publication date: 
11/2015
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Participants joined us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the authors of two important reports on the state of Black workers. Titled And Still I Rise and #Black Workers Matter, these two groundbreaking reports offer numerous lessons for funders who are interested in expanding economic opportunity for African American communities. We also heard from local leaders about the launch of the Bay Area Black...
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Resources from BAHFG Program: ACA and the Intersectionality of Health and Workforce

Publication date: 
09/2015
On September 25, 2015 members of the Bay Area Health Funders Group and professionals in the Workforce and Education field, gathered to explore the implications of the ACA on the health workfoce, local community entities, and educational and health institutions. The following are the resources from the program: Health Care Transformation and Workforce Development: Emerging Opportunities Presentation by Kevin Barnett Co-Director, California Health Workforce Alliance (CHWA) Local Initiatives in Response to ACA/ EMS Corps Presentation by Alex Briscoe Agency...

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