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20 Feb 2020

Fighting the Chilling Effect: Ensuring the Health & Well-Being of Immigrants

February 20, 2020 -
11:30am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Whether we’re tenth generation American or a newcomer, Black, White, or Brown, most of us try to treat people how we’d want to be treated. New immigrants work hard to make life better for themselves and come here to bring new ideas and new energy to...
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21 Mar 2017

An Optimist’s Guide to Benefits in the Gig Economy

March 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
California and the San Francisco Bay Area are the epicenter of the gig economy. Not only are many of the biggest platforms - such as Uber and Airbnb - headquartered here, this area is also home to the nation’s highest rates of people earning income...
01 Mar 2017

A Case of Uncertainty: The 2017 California State Budget | A California Policy Forum Program

March 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
This year’s the Governor’s proposed budget strikes a significantly different tone than those of the last few years. It reflects lower revenues, a $1.6 billion projected shortfall, an expected economic downturn and deep uncertainty about what the...
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...

Resources from Saving the Social Safety Net: Advocacy Lessons for Funders

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Our nation’s social safety net is at risk, and the effects on our most vulnerable communities could be devastating. In a session on 1/24/18, we heard about critical work that is happening now to save our social safety net, given Arabella Advisors ' recent work with donors and advocates to protect the programs that collectively constitute that safety net using all available tactics and resources.

Addressing the Social Determinants of LGBT Health Disparities

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As a follow-up to the California LGBT Health Funding Summit last November, this summary captures the discussions and set forth recommendations for funders seeking to address social determinants of health disparities for LGBTQ people.

Resources from BAHFG Program: ACA and the Intersectionality of Health and Workforce

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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...

Children's Health Programs in California: Promoting a Lifetime of Health and Well-Being

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California Budget & Policy Center's report looks at our state’s health care system for children and their families, including both public health care coverage and public health programs.

Children's Health Programs in California: Recent Years' Budget and Policy Changes

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California Budget & Policy Center 's infographic Children’s Health Programs in California: Recent Years’ Budget and Policy Changes is a brief companion piece to the Children's Health Programs in California: Promoting a Lifetime of Health and Well-Being and provides a timeline of major policy choices made in the past several years that have shaped our state’s health system for children. The Children’s Health Programs in California project was made possible by a grant from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health .


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