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Tuesday, October 6, 2015
When the Bay Area was swishing its bell bottoms, standing tall with platforms and freeing the love in the late 70’s, voters approved Proposition 13, slashing taxes for public services.
Tuesday, August 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 on a national level.
Wednesday, July 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.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy has recognized 25 honorees that represent a diverse group from all across the country, including NCG members!
Thursday, June 11, 2015
"Today is not a new beginning. It is a next step in a quest begun eight decades ago," said Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation.
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Here in the Bay Area we have a large and diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander Community—Asian Americans make up 24% of the Bay Area population vs. less than 6% nationwide. It’s hard to imagine this cultural community not being a strong political bloc.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Ever go to a program or conference that’s chock full of interesting information on an important issue, but you still leave wondering to yourself, “So now what?” NCG's conference PhilTalks are designed to help answer that question. Here's what you can expect when you go to a PhilTalk.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
At the 2015 Annual Conference, attendees will have six Morning Breakouts to choose from—each offering an opportunity to investigate how the changes happening in our communities are playing out in a specific issue area. This year's Morning Breakouts will focus on displacement, education, health, justice, sustainability, and workforce.
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Any discussion about the impact of dynamic forces on our communities will always benefit from the perspective of our local government officials. That’s why NCG is pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Conference Lunch Plenary speakers.
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Haven't registered for NCG's 2015 Annual Conference? What are you waiting for? Now is the time to act—the Early Bird registration deadline is almost upon us. But don’t panic. NCG has your back. We’re extending our Early Bird registration to May 1st.