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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...
07 Dec 2016

Do We Have What We Need to Protect Our Communities? Let’s Hear from Top Lawyers

December 7, 2016 -
9:30am to 11:30am
Northern California Grantmakers
The impact of the national elections will have far-reaching effects at the state and local levels, putting both communities and institutions on high alert. Here in California, and particularly in the Bay Area, what do we need to anticipate about the...
15 Nov 2016

Moving Black-Led Organizations from Crisis to Change: Solutions for Sustainability

November 15, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
The San Francisco Foundation
A report issued last year by the Bay Area Black United Fund - Black-Led Organizations (BLOs) in the Bay Area: From Crisis to Change - noted that BLO’s which are lifelines to low-income Black communities are especially vulnerable due to a cumulative...
20 Sep 2016

California Policy Webinar | From Marijuana to the Death Penalty: What Nonprofits & Philanthropy Need to Know About California's Ballot Propositions

September 20, 2016 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Online Webinar
With 17 State propositions to vote on this November, the idea of studying them all is pretty daunting. So instead, you can listen to some of the smartest nonprofit policy folks in the state discuss the ones most relevant to nonprofits. If you’re...
10 Aug 2016

California Policy Forum Webinar | Drought, Water and the Economy: What We All Need to Know!

August 10, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
We still have a drought! Water scarcity continues to affect the entire state from agricultural regions to urban centers. As this unprecedented drought continues, the legacy of variable rainfall will impact the state for some time to come. But it’s...

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