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What We're Reading: November Equity and Social Justice Edition

Alice Hom and Daniel Lau
Release Date: 
11/12/2020
November kicked off with the end of daylight savings time and an election, both of which signify change in our lives. The articles this month lift up questions of power, self-determination, interdependence, and curiosity.

It’s Time to Decriminalize our Education Systems for Youth of Color

Release Date: 
11/12/2020
All children deserve to have access to a quality education. They deserve to feel safe and supported in a place that exists to prepare them for their futures. Yet, for Black youth and other youth of color, this is far from the reality. Every day,...

Corporate Philanthropy's Racial Reckoning

Release Date: 
10/29/2020
One message stood out: we must stretch beyond what we’ve tried before. Just aligning corporate philanthropy with a company’s business interests will no longer suffice. With our nation’s health, climate, race relations, economy, and...

Free the Vote: Prop 17 is One Step Forward

Release Date: 
10/21/2020
Niki Martinez, who was sentenced to 45 years in prison, was recently granted early parole, however, she still faces the stigma of being implicated with the criminal justice system. Despite her leadership in building community within the prison...

Member Spotlight with Pedro Arista

Release Date: 
10/15/2020
These past months, we've found ourselves returning to the same question: are our plans still serving their purpose, or is there a greater opportunity made possible by the crises in which we find ourselves? We asked NCG's board, staff, and membership...

What We're Reading: October Equity & Social Justice Edition

Alice Hom and Daniel Lau
Release Date: 
10/15/2020
By Alice Y. Hom and Daniel Lau , Northern California Grantmakers We are in a month of multiple seasons—fall, voting and election, and wildfire. With these article selections, we are hoping to drive continued discussion around how...

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