Health: Violence Prevention

14 Feb 2019

Gender, Power, Race, Money: #MeToo and Philanthropy

February 14, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Silicon Valley Social Venture Fund (SV2)
For two years, the #MeToo Movement has dominated the news headlines as women who’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted continue to step forward to tell their stories. MeToo momentum was quickly followed by the Time’s Up Movement for workplace...
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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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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Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California

Publication date: 
04/2014
The Foundation Center announced the release of a landmark report on foundation support for organizations and programs working to prevent—and address the consequences of— domestic violence in California. Enabled through a grant from Blue Shield of California Foundation, and using data from the Foundation Center’s research database, Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California is the first-ever examination of philanthropy’s contribution to the field of domestic violence. The report provides a landscape analysis to inform community organizations, funders, government agencies,...
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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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Blue Shield Gives $6.3 Million to Strengthen Safety Net & Domestic Violence Systems

Release Date: 
04/02/2015
Last week NCG member the Blue Shield Foundation of California announced $6.3 million in first quarter grantmaking to support healthcare delivery and domestic violence services in California.
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