Public Policy Events
Join Ellen and the NCG team as we embark on a day of learning, policy, and community – with lots of laughter sprinkled in – at our state capitol. Philanthropy California’s annual Philanthropy in Sacramento Day is a special event bringing together our state’s elected officials with leaders of our sector.
The federal budget season kicked off in high gear with the release of presidential priorities in March. While the federal budget is far from being finalized, the anticipated impact may be widespread across housing, transportation, health, arts, workforce, immigration, and many other areas. How will cuts impact public service, communities and nonprofits? Given that philanthropy will not be able to fill all of the gaps, what are the best strategies to help the region prepare and respond?
Join us as Northern California Grantmakers hosts two programs, one in our San Francisco office (June 9th) and one in the South Bay/Silicon Valley (June 15th), as we host experts, public officials, and community leaders who can help us make sense of what’s to come and how we can prepare.
What does Health Equity mean for you?
Join the Bay Area Health Funders for a peer learning program and discussion on Heath Equity - what it means and how funders can adopt evidence based strategies that support solutions.
Join us to explore a new vision for care in America called Universal Family Care: a portable, flexible benefit that American families can access during the critical times in our lives when we need care and support.
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research California Complete Count team for Census 2020 invites you to the July 12th San Francisco regional convening to help build our community’s capacity to achieve a complete count during the 2020 Census.
Join us for Foundations on the Hill (FOTH), a two-day event that brings together hundreds of foundation leaders from across the country to meet with Congress and discuss issues of critical importan
In her latest presentation, Notes From the Field: Doing Time in Education, Anna Deavere Smith turns her attention to “the school-to-prison pipeline.” Her new piece delves into this issue through performance of striking portraits culled from interviews she conducted with nearly 100 individuals in northern California and elsewhere in the nation, affected by the pipeline’s devastating policies—capturing the dynamics of a rapidly shifting social issue through her trademark performance technique. In the second act of the show you become the performer through dynamic conversations and become active agents of change.
Of the many causes for worry, pressures on the elderly in our region rarely find their way to the top of the list. Nonetheless, the same inequities driving hardship today only worsen with age. Our region’s increasing poles of wealth and poverty and racial disparities mean people getting older will need thoughtful action now if we are to build the kind of inclusive participatory communities we value.
Our thoughtful panel brings expertise to a custom-crafted discussion for funders of many stripes. This briefing will equip members with thoughtful insights into the ways that inequity plays out as we age across economic justice, racial equity, asset building, women’s issues, workforce development, and social determinants of health.
The East Bay Community Foundation, Asset Funders Network, and Northern California Grantmakers invite you to attend the Inclusive Economy Learning + Action Series for funders, donors, policy makers and practitioners concerned about the future of low and middle wage workers in the region, many of whom are people of color, immigrants, and those impacted by the justice system.