PubPolicy/Social Justice:Law/CivilRights

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...
09 Nov 2015

SOLD OUT | Advancing Economic Opportunity for Black Communities

November 9, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Black communities have been particularly hard hit by the rising tide of inequality in today’s economy. Please join us for an exciting briefing that will feature Kimberly Freeman Brown, Sean Thomas Breitfeld, Linda Burnham and Steven Pitts, the...
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...
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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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Ban the Box

Release Date: 
08/25/2015
If you live in California, chances are you have heard of Ban the Box legislation. Following the momentum the campaign has received all across the country, many foundations and philanthropic organizations are urging this movement to come to fruition...
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Taking on Wedge Politics

Release Date: 
07/15/2015
NCG member Cathy Cha, Program Director for Immigrant Rights and Integration at the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund, published Taking on Wedge Politics discussing how foundations can take race issues head on.
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Funders for LGBTQ Issues on Indiana & Anti-LGBTQ Discrimination: What Does It Mean For Funders?

Release Date: 
04/03/2015
All eyes have been on Indiana recently with passage of a bill which allows LGBTQ discrimination under the guise of religious freedom. Funders for LGBTQ Issues has released a statement outlining what the bill—and others like it—means for foundations.
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Why Movement Building?

Release Date: 
03/02/2015
Have you considered supporting or helping to build a movement? That is, supporting activism (organizing, building common agendas, leadership development, etc.) that directly impacts the issues you care about? When it comes to addressing social...

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