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23 May 2018

Advancing Economic Opportunity for Immigrants & Refugees

May 23, 2018 -
11:00am to 1:30pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation San Mateo Conference C
Across the country, immigrants and refugees serve as a catalyst for community revitalization and an engine of economic growth. While newcomers possess an entrepreneurial spirit, they often have limited access to asset building products and services...
18 May 2018

Legislative Briefing on Census 2020

May 18, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
Silicon Valley Community Foundation
Please join us for a briefing luncheon with Senator Richard Pan, Chair of the Senate’s Select Committee on the Census, and Assemblymember Marc Berman, Chair of the Assembly’s Select Committee on the Census.
14 May 2018

Democracy, Digital Disinformation and Hacking: Securing Election Integrity for the Midterms and Beyond

May 14, 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation
State and federal officials readily acknowledge that the shadows that hung over the 2016 vote have not cleared. These include attempts to interfere with state voting systems, dissemination of misinformation through social media platforms and using...
26 Apr 2018

Don’t Mess Around With Mr. In Between: How to Accentuate the Positive for Narrative Change

April 26, 2018 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Words are powerful, they can build and uplift, but also deflate and tear down. Some believe philanthropy can do more to help shape narratives into positive, affirming stories about our communities. At this program, panelists will talk about what it...
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Silicon Valley Nonprofit Space and Facilities Report | Nonprofit Displacement Project

The Bay Area economic boom is having dramatic, tectonic effects: deepening income and opportunity disparities are placing nonprofit and arts institutions at higher risk for displacement, further threatening to undermine the unique, vibrant character and culture that have been the legacy of our region for generations. While the real estate boom generates revenue and opportunity for the Bay Area, it places additional stress on nonprofits and the communities they serve who are struggling to remain in their neighborhoods. The kind of pressure the housing crunch is putting on individuals, is also...
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Resources for Gender, Power, Race, Money: #MeToo and Philanthropy

For two years, the #MeToo Movement has dominated the news headlines as women who’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted continue to step forward to tell their stories. #MeToo momentum was quickly followed by the Time’s Up Movement for workplace equity for women and people of color. With power and equality in the news, philanthropies across the Bay Area have begun inward conversations about their organizations’ culture. Gender, power, race and money give us plenty to consider when it comes to barriers to good policies and best practices for creating safe cultures. As it turns out, lenient...

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