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Asian and Pacific Islander Health and Wellness: A San Francisco Neighborhood Analysis

Publication date: 
05/2014
Commissioned by the Asian Pacific Islander Council (API Council) and prepared by Davis Y. Ja and Associates, this study marks a preliminary assessment of the structural indicators of health and wellness of Asian Pacific Islander populations in the San Francisco. 
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Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California

Publication date: 
04/2014
The Foundation Center announced the release of a landmark report on foundation support for organizations and programs working to prevent—and address the consequences of— domestic violence in California. Enabled through a grant from Blue Shield of California Foundation, and using data from the Foundation Center’s research database, Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California is the first-ever examination of philanthropy’s contribution to the field of domestic violence. The report provides a landscape analysis to inform community organizations, funders, government agencies,...
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The Urgency of Now: Foundations’ Role in Ending Racial Inequity

Publication date: 
04/2014
This Foundation Review article explores the multiple approaches that foundations can use to advance racial equity, focusing on a specific set of approaches used by the Minnesota-based Northwest Area Foundation. The article also gauges the depth of the challenge that communities face in racial disparities, the long history of racialization of institutions and systems, and the evolution of the role of philanthropy in addressing poverty.
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Development without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area

Publication date: 
04/2014
The culmination of a year-long collaboration between Causa Justa::Just Cause and the Alameda County Public Health Department, this report is a first of its kind combining neighborhood analysis using a quantifiable “gentrification typology,” with interviews of affected populations and public health research to present a comprehensive definition of gentrification in the Bay Area.
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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Implementation Grants

Publication date: 
03/2014
This tool offers information on the geographic areas served by DACA-related grants and grant details such as dollar amount, duration, date issued, strategies supported, and investment type.
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What the Department of Homeland Secutity Can Do Right Now

Publication date: 
10/2013
This article was published by the National Immigration Law Center in October 2013 and outlines suggested practical options the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) can exercise in ensuring that its detention and deportation system benefit immigrant families.
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Resources from A Conversation with D5: Diversity in Philanthropy in All Dimensions

Publication date: 
09/2012
D5 was created to help foundations achieve greater impact in an increasingly diverse world. Since 2010, more than a dozen organizations, with connections to thousands of foundations, have come together through the D5 coalition to increase diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) by 2015. In this fourth and final program in NCG’s 2012 Diversity Series, funders will learn how D5 is working to make philanthropy genuinely inclusive of all diverse communities— racial and ethnic communities, LGBTQ communities and people with disabilities.
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Resources from Kellogg’s Racial Healing Initiative

Publication date: 
05/2012
This third program in NCG's 2012 Diversity in Philanthropy Series provided an opportunity for the philanthropic community to engage in a peer-to-peer dialogue that explored the critical role racial inequity plays in the funding community's ability to realize strong returns on its investments in some of the most vulnerable communities in America.

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