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In Case You Missed It: NCG Members Making News

Release Date: 
02/06/2012
With January now behind us, surely we’ve all caught up on the e-mail that was waiting for us after the winter holiday. And just in case some items fell below your radar, here’s a round up of NCG members who were recently in the news and making some...
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NCG Interviews Nayantara Mehta About Upcoming Program on Funding Progressive Groups: Managing the Risk

Release Date: 
11/29/2011
NCG interviews Alliance for Justice Senior Counsel Nayantara Mehta on a program designed to help funders and social justice organizations manage "sting" operations, attacks on their organization, and the potential media firestorms that follow.
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A Conversation With Van Jones: Understanding Movement Building–The Tea Party, Occupy Wall Street and Philanthropy

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11/21/2011
Last month NCG was excited to partner with the Mitchell Kapor Foundation to present Van Jones. Van discussed Occupy Wall Street, Philanthropy and other political movements at work in our country today.
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Philanthropy Advocacy Playbook

Philanthropy Advocacy Playbook: Leveraging Your Dollars by Alliance for Justice is designed to provide foundations with the information they need to both fund and conduct advocacy. The Playbook provides examples of how foundation investments have generated meaningful policy change, as well as links to other publications and fact sheets that will allow foundation leaders to quickly answer their questions and access additional information.
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Resources from Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government: A Learning Session for Funders

Advancing Racial Equity and Transforming Government was a learning session to learn about tackling advancing governments role in advancing racial equity. This is such an important topic and we received such positive feedback!
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New Strategies for Civic Engagement in the Central Valley

The changing demographics and political attitudes of the Central Valley - a traditionally conservative region of California - demand new strategies for community and civic engagement. To understand the shift in the region and how it is becoming more purple, look no further than the recent mid-term elections. In the race for the 10th congressional district, covering Stanislaus and portions of San Joaquin County, the election was undecided for a week and, at its closest margin, only 1,300 votes separated incumbent Republican Jeff Denham and eventual winner Democrat Josh Harder. A huge...
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Resources for the Census 2020 RFP Information Sessions

The United States Census is conducted every 10 years in accordance with the U.S. Constitution. It is the most expansive peacetime exercise of the federal government as it aims to count every single resident living in the entire country. A fair and accurate census is essential to numerous aspects of civic life, from allocation of billions of dollars in federal funds to political representation at all levels of government. Unfortunately, history has repeatedly shown that certain groups – including people of color, immigrants, low-income communities, and children – are statistically more likely...
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Putting Schools and Communities First

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 and championed by those communities most impacted by decades of disinvestment, Schools and Communities First is one of several opportunities for California for advance bold, long-term structural reforms rooted in equity and inclusion that can serve as a model for the rest of the country. Change of this magnitude requires a deep and expansive voter...
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Resources for From Me to We

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 researcher and communications strategist Anat Shenker-Osorio has reframed the debate, leading to progressive victories on a wide range of issues from clean energy to criminal justice reform. Join us for this special session to hear findings from the empirically tested Race Class Narrative and how it’s been applied to win social justice victories across...

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