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19 Dec 2019

Ending Excessive Sentencing & Punishments in California | California Criminal Justice Funders Group

December 19, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
This webinar is presented by the California Criminal Justice Funders Group. Earlier this year, Governor Newsom declared a moratorium on all executions in California. In the wake of this decision, a new statewide coalition was...
23 Oct 2019

“It’s Not Going to Support My Children” Results from the San Francisco Child Support Debt Relief Pilot

October 23, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Every year, hundreds of thousands of California children living in poverty do not receive all of the child support payments made by their parents. Current California law requires that low-income families who receive public benefits only receive the...
08 Oct 2019

#MoreThanMoney: The Role of Funders in Addressing Ableism

October 8, 2019 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Ed Roberts Campus
Ableism: a social attitude that having a disability makes someone a less valued member of society. It assumes that the ways able–bodied people live are the best ways to live. In addition to grantmaking, advocacy funders play a...
24 Jul 2019

Standing Together: Coalition Building to Stop Jail Expansion

July 24, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Webinar
Throughout the state of California, organizers and communities impacted by incarceration are demanding an end to jail expansion. JusticeLA (a coalition of grassroots organizations) celebrated an unprecedented victory in February 2019 when the Los...
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17 Jul 2019

Bay Area Census Funders Collaborative

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July 17, 2019 -
9:30am to 11:00am
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census. Many sectors from philanthropy to government are mobilizing to ensure a fair and accurate Census count. At this meeting, we will provide an update about the U.S...
06 Jun 2019

Schools and Communities First: The Fight for California’s Future

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June 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Schools and Communities First is a historic effort to reform Proposition 13 and restore over $11 billion a year for services that all Californians rely on like schools and community colleges, social services, libraries, and health clinics. Conceived...
29 May 2019

No Housing Support for Mixed Status Families? How Philanthropy Can Respond to Proposed HUD Rule

May 29, 2019 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Webinar
No one should be denied support because of their loved ones’ immigration status. Yet a newly introduced regulation from the U.S Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) would force U.S. citizen children and their families out of public...
28 May 2019

Redistricting: Providing Fair Representation for Californians

May 28, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Webinar
As California continues to prepare for the 2020 Census, it is easy to forget that redistricting comes immediately after. Similar to the census, redistricting will have high-stakes impact on public sector leadership, political power, and financial...
23 May 2019

A Better Measure of Need: The Real Cost Measure in California

May 23, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Creating widespread economic opportunity in the Bay Area, especially for communities of color, requires a better understanding of what a decent standard of living actually costs in our region. The commonly used federal poverty measure vastly...
02 May 2019

What’s Ahead for Racial Equity: Real Talk with Manuel Pastor and Lateefah Simon

May 2, 2019 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What is the landscape of economic, racial, and social inequities in the Bay Area, and what can we do about it? NCG is excited to announce our new offering - the Racial Equity Action (REA) Institute - to bring together racial equity specialists and...

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