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13 Feb 2020

Growing Dollars for Prevention: A California Wellness Trust

February 13, 2020 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
What's the smartest way to fundamentally reshape the health and well-being of Californians, and create more equitable opportunities for everyone in our state to thrive? Create a California Wellness Trust that will invest in building healthier...
11 Feb 2020

The Great American Lie: Film Screening and Panel

February 11, 2020 -
3:00pm to 6:00pm
Restore Oakland
With income insecurity and economic inequity at historic highs funders, practitioners and policy advocates are working harder than ever to understand and address the root causes of family economic insecurity. The film explores the systemic and...
28 Jan 2020

Briefing: Survey of Asian American and Pacific Islander workers in CA

January 28, 2020 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
The James Irvine Foundation
Research, politicians, and philanthropy often group Asia American and Pacific Islanders as one demographic, even though they represent a diversity of countries and speak more than a dozen languages. The lack of community-specific data often masks...
13 Jan 2020

Local Learning: Grand Challenge Briefing

January 13, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Over a two-year period, the A Way Home America Grand Challenge will help ten communities, including San Francisco, end homelessness for LGBTQ+ Youth and Youth of Color. The Grand Challenge is a problem-solving initiative in several critical...
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...

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