Populations/Communities:People of Color

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
Please join the Akonadi Foundation, Rosenberg Foundation and Zellerbach Family Foundation for a conversation about the criminalization of poor women, girls, trans and gender nonconforming people of color. The briefing will highlight findings from...
20 Oct 2017

The Color of Law: A Look at Residential Racial Segregation in America

October 20, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for a provocative discussion with prominent scholar Richard Rothstein, whose latest book The Color of Law , exposes how the United States’ vexing history of segregated housing—including in the San Francisco Bay Area—can be traced to explicit...
15 Nov 2016

Moving Black-Led Organizations from Crisis to Change: Solutions for Sustainability

November 15, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
A report issued last year by the Bay Area Black United Fund - Black-Led Organizations (BLOs) in the Bay Area: From Crisis to Change - noted that BLO’s which are lifelines to low-income Black communities are especially vulnerable due to a cumulative...
09 Nov 2015

SOLD OUT | Advancing Economic Opportunity for Black Communities

November 9, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Please join us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the...
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...
09 Mar 2015

Seize the Moment: Immigration Relief and Bay Area Communities

March 9, 2015 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Bechtel Conference Center
The President's Executive Order on immigration promises to be the largest immigration reform in contemporary American history. Join funder colleagues for a special briefing on this policy milestone, learn about the momentum built by undocumented...
12 Aug 2014

#YesWeCode: A Special Briefing with Van Jones

August 12, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
World Affairs Council
Northern California Grantmakers, Marin Community Foundation and Rebuild the Dream invite you to an in-depth conversation with Van Jones and other movement leaders to explore Tech's diversity problem and how #YesWeCode endeavors to address it.
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Resources from More Than Tech: A Workforce Approach Towards Inclusion for Young Adults

Publication date: 
04/2018
In our program on April 24th, The San Francisco Foundation shared the success of their program Bay Area Codes , an exciting multi-year cohort of eight tech-related organizations working to increase economic equity in the Bay Area region. These organizations seek to give low-income and youth of color access to an inclusive tech ecosystem, featuring culturally-competent computer science curriculums, mentorships, leadership development, and access to professional networks and job opportunities. This briefing showcased the development of the Bay Area Codes cohort, its progress to date, and an...
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Resources from The Dramatic Discovery of Solano County: How One Bay Area County Fell Off the Funder Map and What We Can Do About It!

Publication date: 
09/2016
Rewind Back to 2006 . A report from the Irvine Foundation on Foundation Giving in California found that Solano County received substantially fewer foundation dollars compared to eight other Bay Area counties. Fast Forward to 2016 . Ten years later and according to a recent study , Solano County continues to receive the least amount of dollars per capita despite having the highest percentage of families living in poverty. The study points out that between 2006 and 2012, almost half of the grant dollars invested in the Bay Area went to San Francisco‐based...

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