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25 Jan 2021

California's Master Plan for Early Learning and Care

January 25, 2021 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Since coming to office, Governor Gavin Newsom has made bold investments in California's children- from $1.8 billion in early childhood to a comprehensive paid family leave policy. Last year, Governor Newsom's budget allocated $5 million to develop a...
31 Aug 2020

Funder Update: The Alternatives to Incarceration Care First Model and Vision

August 31, 2020 -
1:00pm to 2:15pm
Zoom Meeting
This year presents a historic opportunity to fundamentally reimagine justice in Los Angeles County. Years of deep organizing and several recent motions by the LA County Board of Supervisors have laid the groundwork for real transformation. In March...
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10 Dec 2019

Funding Hate: A Philanthropist’s Guide to Prevention

December 10, 2019 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Philanthropy supports community and policy partners to change hearts and minds and improve quality of life. The solutions funded can be as diverse as the people innovating them, so a critical step in grantmaking is gaining an understanding of the...
12 Nov 2018

Advancing Advocacy: Community Foundation & Health Funder Strategy Session

November 12, 2018 -
1:30pm to 3:30pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Policy changes, or even the rumor of them, can happen quickly causing many in our communities to dramatically alter their behavior in ways that negatively impact their health and wellness. Health funders are increasingly interested in supporting...
30 Aug 2018

What do we want? Health! When do we want it? Now! | Upstream Strategies for Change

August 30, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The call to end family separation at the border and reunify parents with their children shows the power that engaged people and communities have to influence policy, educate the public, direct resources, and make change. With all of the complex...
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...
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...
24 Mar 2015

California Policy Forum Webinar : The Winners, Losers, and Silver Lining of the Proposed State Budget

March 24, 2015 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
Online Webinar
What the proposed budget fails to do, according to a California Budget Project analysis, is tackle California’s biggest challenges. But there is a silver lining. Nonprofits, philanthropy, and other stakeholders have a window of opportunity to...
10 Mar 2015

Natural Allies: Philanthropy, the Legal Community and Civil Legal Aid

March 10, 2015 -
9:30am to 11:30am
State Bar of California
The struggle to break the cycle of poverty is often paved with legal potholes. Join us for this NCG event on Civil Legal Aid, where we will explore collaborations and investments of foundations, individual donors, corporations, law firms, government...
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.


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