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11 Sep 2014

Social Change, Advocacy, and Movement Building: The Role for Funders

September 11, 2014 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
NCG is excited to partner with Alliance for Justice to present an encore of the most popular session from our 2014 NCG Annual Conference.
16 Jul 2014

Mediacracy: Media, Policy, and Money in Politics

July 16, 2014 -
1:30pm to 4:00pm
Kaiser Family Foundation
Media policies impact everything from broadband availability to the diversity of voices we hear on the public airwaves, cable TV, talk radio and in newspapers, and the volume and types of political messaging we receive. Today, the connection between...
25 Jun 2014

NCG CEO Series presents | Economic Inequality Media Project: A Special Briefing with Robert B. Reich

June 25, 2014 -
8:30am to 10:00am
The California Endowment
As a follow up to NCG's Annual Conference, we are welcoming back former Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich and filmmaker Jake Kornbluth to share their latest work. Building on the success of their award winning film, Inequality for All, they are...
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COVID-19 Update: CARES Act and Lankford Amendment

Publication date: 
03/2020
On March 19, 2020, Senate Majority Leader McConnell proposed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act. The United States Senate will likely consider voting on this bill in the next 24 hours, depending on negotiations with the House of Representatives and the President. NCG, in coordination with our Philanthropy California colleagues, sent letters to Senator Dianne Feinstein and Senator Kamala Harris to respectfully request that the CARES Act include support for the nonprofit sector.
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Solving the Housing Crisis Is Key to Inclusive Prosperity in the Bay Area

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04/2018
This report presents new data and analyses that illustrate how rising rents and stagnant incomes are straining household budgets and stifling opportunity in the nine-county Bay Area, jeopardizing the region’s diversity, growth, and prosperity.
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Resources from Building Community Power: Democracy at the Local Level

Publication date: 
10/2017
In an October 4 Webinar, we introduced funders to new efforts in California to reimagine democracy at the local level. These new tools for community power and democracy are broadening political participation for traditionally disenfranchised groups, expanding civic engagement beyond elections, and creating new platforms for making government more responsive, accountable, and equitable.
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Census 2020: Uniting for a Common Cause | 10/18/2018

Publication date: 
10/2017
The Census happens just once every 10 years but its outcomes have serious ramifications. In our October 18 program, we heard from an expert panel of speakers who shared insight on all things Census.
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Jobs for All: The Movement to Restore Employment Rights for Formerly Incarcerated People

Publication date: 
09/2017
NCG member The Rosenberg Foundation recently released a new report on the movement to restore employment rights to formerly incarcerated people. This report, Jobs for All: The Movement to Restore Employment Rights for Formerly Incarcerated People , provides an overview of this powerful movement led by formerly incarcerated people and the most significant policy wins to date and outlining the priorities that are essential for expanding employment opportunities.

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