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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...
28 May 2019

Redistricting: Providing Fair Representation for Californians

May 28, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:15pm
Webinar
As California continues to prepare for the 2020 Census, it is easy to forget that redistricting comes immediately after. Similar to the census, redistricting will have high-stakes impact on public sector leadership, political power, and financial...
21 May 2019

No Rest for the Weary: The Fight for Statewide Criminal Justice Reform

May 21, 2019 - 1:30pm to May 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Sacramento, CA
The CA Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) is excited to host a two-day event exploring the current landscape of criminal justice reform, including upcoming legislation and ballot measures that both advance and impede the efforts of the movement...
20 May 2019

Census 2020 RFP Information Session (San Mateo County)

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May 20, 2019 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
Sobrato Center for Nonprofits
The Bay Area Census Funders Collaborative invites you to join us at an information session to learn about our grant opportunities, review the Request for Proposals, and walk through the application process.
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