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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...
27 Feb 2019

Moving to Higher Ground & Emboldening the Field: Strategic Dismantling of the School to Prison Pipeline

February 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Freedom and Movement Center
Join Lateefah Simon from Akonadi Foundation and strategists of Dignity in Schools Campaign California (DSC CA) to build allies in philanthropy who are willing to invest in movement building leadership to keep California at the forefront ending...
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...
13 Feb 2019

Making it Count: Philanthropy and the 2020 Census

Areas of Focus 
February 13, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Webinar
It has been a long road as California prepares for the 2020 Census—from budget delays at the federal level and persistent advocacy for adequate state funding, to the pending inclusion of an untested citizenship question. The state has allocated an...
01 Feb 2019

Ending the Criminalization of Poor Women and Girls of Color

Areas of Focus 
February 1, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In-person registration is now closed. Please register via webinar if you would like to join us. Please join the Akonadi Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Rosenberg Foundation and Zellerbach Family Foundation for a conversation about the...
31 Jan 2019

The California Movement to End Inequitable Fines and Fees

January 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The San Francisco Foundation
Too often, government programs and courts levy burdensome fines and fees on people, partly to generate revenue to balance public budgets. There is often an insidious and unintended impact of this practice– to entrap low-income people in long-term...
24 Jan 2019

Finding Common Purpose: Confronting Regional Resegregation in the Bay Area

January 24, 2019 -
9:00am to 11:30am
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco
Rising housing prices and displacement pressures are pushing low-income people of color in the Bay Area out of central cities to cities to neighborhoods where institutional resources and supportive infrastructure have not yet scaled to match...
13 Nov 2018

California Policy Forum: Advancing Equity: Saying NO to the Status Quo

November 13, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
A new generation of California leaders is doing things their way — and, let’s say, they’re not afraid to make waves. Stockton, once the poster child for so much that was wrong in American life, is becoming the first city in America to test a...

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