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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

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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!

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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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Resources from Transforming Lives: Safety and Opportunity Through Prop 47

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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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Philanthropy OUTlook: LGTBQ Asian American & Pacific Islander Communities

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04/2015
This infographic created by Funders for LGBTQ Issues highlights some of the unique challenges facing LGBTQ AAPI communities by drawing attention to the current funding landscape, and providing foundations interested in improving the lived experience of LGBTQ AAPI communities with concrete recommendations.
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Resources from Seize the Moment: Immigration Relief and Bay Area Communities

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03/2015
The President's Executive Order on immigration promises to be the largest immigration reform in contemporary American history. At this event funders gathered for a special briefing on this policy milestone, learned about the momentum built by undocumented immigrant youth, and discussed implications for funders across a range of philanthropic sectors.
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For Generations to Come: Chinese American Philanthropy in the Bay Area

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03/2015
NCG members the Chinese American Community Foundation and Silicon Valley Community Foundation partnered to publish this report to better understand and celebrate the Chinese American community in the Bay Area, including the many contributions made to the Bay Area.
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Foundations Facilitate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Partnering with Community and Nonprofits

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09/2014
This new D5 report confirms that foundations can, in fact, facilitate diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) through their grantmaking processes and their partnerships with nonprofits—and identifies eight specific practices for foundations to emulate.
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Resources from #YesWeCode: A Special Briefing with Van Jones

Publication date: 
08/2014
Hosted by NCG, Marin Community Foundation and Rebuild the Dream, this briefing featured Van Jones and other movement leaders exploring Tech's diversity problem and how #YesWeCode endeavors to address it.

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