Public Policy & Social Justice

05 Mar 2019

California for All: What’s in Governor Newsom’s First Proposed Budget?

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March 5, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Just three days into office, Governor Newsom offered a bold vision for the state rooted in a commitment to a “California for all." In his proposed 2019-2020 budget, the Governor calls for a series of bold and smart investments intended to broaden...
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27 Feb 2019

Moving to Higher Ground & Emboldening the Field: Strategic Dismantling of the School to Prison Pipeline

February 27, 2019 -
1:00pm to 3:30pm
Freedom and Movement Center
Join Lateefah Simon from Akonadi Foundation and strategists of Dignity in Schools Campaign California (DSC CA) to build allies in philanthropy who are willing to invest in movement building leadership to keep California at the forefront ending...
21 Feb 2019

Young People Driving Social Change through The Ballot Box and Beyond

February 21, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
In the November 2018 elections, 31 percent of youth (ages 18-29) voted - the highest level of participation among youth in a mid-term election in the past three decades. Simultaneously, the country is in the middle of a massive demographic shift...
13 Feb 2019

Making it Count: Philanthropy and the 2020 Census

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February 13, 2019 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Webinar
It has been a long road as California prepares for the 2020 Census—from budget delays at the federal level and persistent advocacy for adequate state funding, to the pending inclusion of an untested citizenship question. The state has allocated an...
07 Feb 2019

Supporting the Leadership of Formerly Incarcerated People

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February 7, 2019 -
12:30pm to 2:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
With the generous support of the San Francisco Foundation, the California Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) has researched existing fellowship programs for formerly incarcerated people within the criminal justice field. At this hybrid in-person...
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06 Feb 2019

Unchain Democracy: Restoring Power to the Majority

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February 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In her award-winning book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America , renowned author and historian Nancy Maclean uncovers the 60-year campaign to make libertarianism mainstream and fundamentally upend...
28 Jan 2019

2020 Census | Bay Area Funders Meeting

January 28, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Please join NCG for our next regional working group meeting related to the 2020 Census. We will dive into opportunities to ensure alignment across the region and support a fair and accurate count.
06 Dec 2018

The Power of Community Partners to Make Change

December 6, 2018 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Campus Kilpatrick
The California Criminal Justice Funders Group is an active learning community, which comes together regularly to share information, learn from one another and from criminal justice advocates and thought-leaders, create partnerships, collaborate on...
30 Nov 2018

Uncommon Law: The Journey of Preparing to Leave Prison to Reintegration

November 30, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The California Criminal Justice Funders Group is an active learning community, which comes together regularly to share information, learn from one another and from criminal justice advocates and thought-leaders, create partnerships, collaborate on...
30 Oct 2018

Informing the National Perspective on Immigration Reform

October 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Immigration issues have attracted significant attention over the past few years as changes in federal policies have ignited debates across the political spectrum. In July 2018, the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and BPC Action published a new report...

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