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24 Jan 2018

Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

January 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The Zellerbach Family Foundation
In San Francisco and Alameda counties an estimated 27,000 youth are disconnected from work and school; 10,000 are homeless or live in unstable housing; and 16,000 people have been incarcerated and are reentering the community. Like the millions of...
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Resources from Crashing the Barriers: Making Work Possible for Everyone

Publication date: 
01/2018
Despite the recovery of the American economy and national unemployment rates at their lowest levels in years, millions of people who are willing and able to work are excluded from that prosperity. To address the inefficiencies and challenges of entry into today’s workforce for young people and adults overcoming barriers like incarceration or homelessness, a unique partnership that was forged in Los Angeles is being replicated in the Bay Area. The Los Angeles Regional Initiative for Social Enterprise or LA: Rise bridges the gaps in service between local social enterprises,...
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Smarter Philanthropy for Greater Impact: Rethinking How Grantmakers Support Scale

Publication date: 
02/2014
A special supplement sponsored by Grantmakers for Effective Organizations (GEO) for the Stanford Social Innovation Review Spring 2014 edition. It was created to capture the latest thinking about how nonprofit organizations, grantmakers, public funders, and social entrepreneurs can increase the impact of successful solutions to urgent social challenges. In the following pages, leaders from across the social sector offer their perspectives on “scaling what works” — what it means, what it takes to do it right, and what needs to happen to ensure that proven and promising solutions find their way...
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