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07 Apr 2015

Transforming Lives: Safety and Opportunity Through Prop 47

April 7, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Last year, California voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition 47, a landmark piece of legislation which changed certain low-level crimes from potential felonies to misdemeanors. Now significant numbers of young men and women, most of them of color...
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Update on the California Children’s Trust

Publication date: 
08/2018
At the first meeting of the Funder Network on Trauma and Resilience on March 14, 2018, Alex Briscoe presented a fledgling model for reimagining California’s behavioral health system for children. Since then, the California Children’s Trust (the Trust) was formed as a fiscally sponsored project of New Venture Fund with initial funding from the Zellerbach Family Foundation, Genentech, McKenzie Foundation and Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission. The Trust is intended as a three-year initiative to build a broad-based coalition that advances a fundamentally different...
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Resources from Transforming Lives: Safety and Opportunity Through Prop 47

Publication date: 
04/2015
This briefing examined examined the impact of implementation of Proposition 47—one of the most important policy reforms that the State has undertaken to reduce incarceration in the nation’s largest prison system, and invest in prevention.
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Ban the Box

Release Date: 
08/25/2015
If you live in California, chances are you have heard of Ban the Box legislation. Following the momentum the campaign has received all across the country, many foundations and philanthropic organizations are urging this movement to come to fruition...
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