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20 Mar 2020

CCJFG | 2020 Funder Education, Part 1: Prison Industrial Complex Abolition

March 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Webinar
What is prison industrial complex abolition? What does it mean to organize from the orientation of abolition? How would our funding practices shift if we adopted abolitionist principles? In part one of the CCJFG 2020 Funder Education Series, we will...
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13 Mar 2020

CCJFG Webinar: The Transformative In-Prison Workgroup and the Fight for Healing in Prison

March 13, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Webinar
Meet the Californians bringing healing and transformative programs to state prisons, and hear how a growing statewide campaign is calling for 1% of the corrections budget to be reinvested in community-run prison programs. Community Based...
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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...
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...
31 Oct 2019

Coming Together for California’s Future: Mobilizing for 2020 and Beyond

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October 31, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
2020 will be a momentous year for California. From getting out the count for the Census to a statewide effort to enact monumental structural tax reform, funders have a critical role to play in increasing the civic and political power of our state’s...
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29 Oct 2019

California Policy Forum: What is Redistricting and Why Should the Nonprofit Community Care?

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October 29, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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The anticipation of 2020 continues to grow, particularly as California prepares for the census, redistricting, and elections. Organizations and communities continue to work tirelessly to coordinate and align their efforts to ensure that each person...
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03 Oct 2019

Fair Courts: The Threat to Judicial Independence in Polarized Times

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October 3, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Judicial independence may be the most consequential — though least visible and discussed — long-term threat to a well-functioning American democracy. The partisan political climate in the U.S. has emboldened lawmakers to undermine the role of an...
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24 Sep 2019

From Me to We: Applying the Race Class Narrative to Persuade the Middle and Mobilize the Base

September 24, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The California Endowment
How do we move a cross-racial set of voters toward believing in and fighting for racial and economic justice? How can narrative change bring us closer to advancing shared opportunity and prosperity for all Californians? Nationally-recognized...
29 Aug 2019

Shedding Light on DAFs: Pros & Cons of New Legislation

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August 29, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
World Affairs Center
The California Association of Nonprofits recently helped introduce California bill AB 1712, which would mandate greater transparency around donor advised funds (DAFs) through annual reporting requirements, promoting best practices, and requiring...
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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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