Public Policy & Social Justice

25 Jan 2018

Watch Party: The 2018 Gubernatorial Forum

January 25, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Join us for NCG’s first-ever watch party! Come listen to and discuss the California gubernatorial candidates’ responses on the issues, including economic mobility, health care, higher education, climate change, and immigration reform.
23 Oct 2017

Transformative Prison Work in California Criminal Justice Reform

October 23, 2017 -
11:45am to 2:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
As a critical part of successful re-entry and culture change, transformative prison work plays a key role in wider criminal justice reform . Please join us for an update on this field and to hear about an emerging statewide network...
18 Oct 2017

Census 2020: Uniting for a Common Cause

October 18, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The Census happens just once every 10 years but its outcomes have serious ramifications: Will California lose a congressional seat? Will billions of dollars in Medicaid, SNAP, and Medicare resources be left on the table? A fair and accurate Census...
04 Oct 2017

Building Community Power: Democracy at the Local Level

October 4, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Webinar
At a time when many are looking for bright spots when it comes to democracy, this session will introduce funders to new efforts in California to reimagine democracy at the local level. These new tools for community power and democracy are broadening...
13 Sep 2017

California Immigrant Integration Initiative Meeting

September 13, 2017 -
10:00am to 1:00pm
Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
Last week’s drastic changes in federal immigration policy related to the elimination of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, will have deep impacts in California. Research indicates that California is the state with the most...
15 Jun 2017

Brace for Impact: What Possible Federal Budget Cuts Mean for the Bay Area (Silicon Valley)

June 15, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts,...
09 Jun 2017

Brace for Impact: What Possible Federal Budget Cuts Mean for the Bay Area (SF)

June 9, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts,...
21 Mar 2017

An Optimist’s Guide to Benefits in the Gig Economy

March 21, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
California and the San Francisco Bay Area are the epicenter of the gig economy. Not only are many of the biggest platforms - such as Uber and Airbnb - headquartered here, this area is also home to the nation’s highest rates of people earning income...
01 Mar 2017

A Case of Uncertainty: The 2017 California State Budget | A California Policy Forum Program

March 1, 2017 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
This year’s the Governor’s proposed budget strikes a significantly different tone than those of the last few years. It reflects lower revenues, a $1.6 billion projected shortfall, an expected economic downturn and deep uncertainty about what the...
19 Dec 2016

California Policy Webinar | Looking at 2017: Implications for California

December 19, 2016 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Online Webinar
With the results of the Presidential election comes potential changes in California’s Congressional delegation and multiple state measures. This will alter the impact—for better or worse—of the nonprofit and philanthropic sector. Join a conversation...

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