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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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Resources from Advancing Economic Opportunity for Black Communities

Publication date: 
11/2015
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Participants joined us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the authors of two important reports on the state of Black workers. Titled And Still I Rise and #Black Workers Matter, these two groundbreaking reports offer numerous lessons for funders who are interested in expanding economic opportunity for African American communities. We also heard from local leaders about the launch of the Bay Area Black...
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Resources from Building Financial Security for Bay Area Families: New Data, Partnerships and Solutions

Publication date: 
11/2015
While only 10% of households across the Bay Area are living in poverty, over three times more are financially vulnerable. Brand new data from CFED in partnership with Citi Community Development reveals that 35% of households in the Bay Area are liquid asset poor—they do not have enough savings to live above the poverty level for just three months should they lose a job, have a health emergency, or suffer another disruption in income. Those living in asset poverty lack a financial cushion and are unable to invest in their futures. They can’t save for education, homeownership, or retirement—...
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Children's Health Programs in California: Recent Years' Budget and Policy Changes

Publication date: 
05/2015
California Budget & Policy Center 's infographic Children’s Health Programs in California: Recent Years’ Budget and Policy Changes is a brief companion piece to the Children's Health Programs in California: Promoting a Lifetime of Health and Well-Being and provides a timeline of major policy choices made in the past several years that have shaped our state’s health system for children. The Children’s Health Programs in California project was made possible by a grant from the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health .
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Resources from Transforming Lives: Safety and Opportunity Through Prop 47

Publication date: 
04/2015
This briefing examined examined the impact of implementation of Proposition 47—one of the most important policy reforms that the State has undertaken to reduce incarceration in the nation’s largest prison system, and invest in prevention.
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Quantifying Hope: Philanthropic Support for Black Men and Boys

Publication date: 
04/2015
This report analyzes U.S. funding trends for Black men and boys and describes recent initiatives in the field of Black male achievement. The brief shows a distinct trend toward increased U.S. foundation funding for organizations and programs that are working to improve the life outcomes of Black males.
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Resource from Transforming Our Lives, Transforming Movement Building

Publication date: 
02/2015
The National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and generative somatics (gs) shared a comprehensive report and findings on the impact and effectiveness of NDWA’s SOL (Strategy Organizing Leadership) Initiative, coordinated in collaboration with gs and Social Justice Leadership.
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Resources from How To Change The World! Philanthropy & Movement Building

Publication date: 
01/2015
NCRP article describes the practices the Evelyn & Walter Haas, Jr. Fund implemented to support the California's immigrants rights movement. Over time, the foundation has come to recognize the value of enabling groups on the ground to decide strategy – supported not just by its grantmaking but also by its convening power.
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Many Voices, One Goal

Publication date: 
12/2014
Many Voices, One Goal: How an Informal Foundation Collaboration Helped Make California History is a new report produced by NCG members The Stuart Foundation and the Silver Giving Foundation on their collaborative work to influence education financing policy in California.

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