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16 Dec 2014

California Policy Forum Webinar: Local Control Funding Formula Implementation Updates and Opportunities

December 16, 2014 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
The LCFF is the most significant school reform California has seen in decades. In this webinar, we’ll hear updates on state-wide implementation and review the Student Need Index, used in districts across California to identify the students with the...
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...
06 Nov 2014

Addressing Displacement of Nonprofit Organizations

November 6, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Join us for a presentation and panel discussion regarding the displacement of nonprofit organizations resulting from the effects of rising rents in San Francisco and an exploration of the strategies being implemented by the City in partnership with...
12 Aug 2014

#YesWeCode: A Special Briefing with Van Jones

August 12, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
World Affairs Council
Northern California Grantmakers, Marin Community Foundation and Rebuild the Dream invite you to an in-depth conversation with Van Jones and other movement leaders to explore Tech's diversity problem and how #YesWeCode endeavors to address it.

Pathways to Opportunity: Creating College and Career Success for All Students

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What does college and career readiness really mean for high schools in low-income urban communities? A college education remains one of the major gateways to sustainable, high-paid jobs - especially for young people who will be the first generation in their families to get a postsecondary degree, as well as for newly-arrived immigrant students. As high schools seek approaches to ensure that graduates are truly prepared to succeed in (and graduate from) college, many have turned to Career Pathways to integrate meaningful learning experiences with hands-on job training and rigorous early...
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Resources from Public Charge: The Policy that Could Change Everything for Immigrant Families

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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.

Resources from The Dramatic Discovery of Solano County: How One Bay Area County Fell Off the Funder Map and What We Can Do About It!

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Rewind Back to 2006 . A report from the Irvine Foundation on Foundation Giving in California found that Solano County received substantially fewer foundation dollars compared to eight other Bay Area counties. Fast Forward to 2016 . Ten years later and according to a recent study , Solano County continues to receive the least amount of dollars per capita despite having the highest percentage of families living in poverty. The study points out that between 2006 and 2012, almost half of the grant dollars invested in the Bay Area went to San Francisco‐based...

Resources from Who Will Teach Our Children: Exploring California's Teacher Shortage

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A crisis is looming for public education in California: a severe shortage of teachers. Without drastic intervention at the local and state level, enormous numbers of our children – especially those who have historically been the most underserved – will be without a qualified teacher. Members learned about this growing problem as well as the programs and policies that are needed to address it.
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