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20 Nov 2020

CCJFG Membership Meeting

November 20, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Zoom Meeting
Beginning in July, CCJFG will hold membership meetings on the third Friday of every other month. Please see the schedule for 2020 below. These membership meetings are intended to be a structured, yet informal space for California criminal justice...
18 Sep 2020

CCJFG Membership Meeting

September 18, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Zoom Meeting
Beginning in July, CCJFG will hold membership meetings on the third Friday of every other month. Please see the schedule for 2020 below. These membership meetings are intended to be a structured, yet informal space for California criminal justice...
18 Jun 2020

This is the Moment: A Philanthropic Call to Unify and End the Epidemic of Racism

June 18, 2020 -
10:00am to 11:30am
Zoom Meeting
Long before the Coronavirus pandemic, Black and Latino communities have lived amid the pandemics of racism, poverty, and lack of investment in California. Now, philanthropy has an urgent opportunity to lead the charge for a just recovery which not...
14 May 2020

Funding Community Organizing in Key Battleground States and Districts for the 2020 Election

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May 14, 2020 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
Zoom Meeting
The COVID-19 pandemic and widespread voter suppression — sanctioned by a Supreme Court majority — present unprecedented obstacles to a fair election, especially in marginalized communities. Timing, tactics and funding are proving more critical than...
27 Jan 2020

The Results Are In: California's Justice Gap and Challenges Facing Civil Legal Aid in 2020 | Legal Services Funders Network

January 27, 2020 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Nixon Peabody LLP
The significant need for civil legal assistance among Californians—and the gap between that need and the resources to meet it—has never been fully measured. Until now... The LSFN invites you to be among the first to hear the results of an innovative...
03 Oct 2019

Fair Courts: The Threat to Judicial Independence in Polarized Times

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October 3, 2019 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Judicial independence may be the most consequential — though least visible and discussed — long-term threat to a well-functioning American democracy. The partisan political climate in the U.S. has emboldened lawmakers to undermine the role of an...
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20 Aug 2019

Exploring the Intersection Between Criminal and Civil Legal Issues

August 20, 2019 -
9:30am to 12:00pm
Office of the Public Defender
SF Public Defender, Manohar Raju, and the Legal Services Funders Network Steering Committee invite you to join other funders for a specially curated half-day program. We will learn about the ways in which the criminal justice system intersects with...
21 May 2019

No Rest for the Weary: The Fight for Statewide Criminal Justice Reform

May 21, 2019 - 1:30pm to May 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Sacramento, CA
The CA Criminal Justice Funders Group (CCJFG) is excited to host a two-day event exploring the current landscape of criminal justice reform, including upcoming legislation and ballot measures that both advance and impede the efforts of the movement...
18 Apr 2019

For the People: Protecting and Restoring Faith in Our Democracy

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April 18, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
On March 8, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 , which is perhaps the most comprehensive political reform proposal in a generation by our elected representatives. The “For the People Act” seeks to restore faith in our republican...
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06 Feb 2019

Unchain Democracy: Restoring Power to the Majority

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February 6, 2019 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
In her award-winning book, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America , renowned author and historian Nancy Maclean uncovers the 60-year campaign to make libertarianism mainstream and fundamentally upend...

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