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Vision and Voice: The Role of Leadership and Dialogue in Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

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05/2014
In this 2014 report, funded by the D5 Coalitio n, explored the role of leadership in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in philanthropy. The participatory research project engaged high-level executives in a peer learning network, and studied additional foundations to identify the practices, barriers, and organizational cultures that support diversity, equity, and inclusion.
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Philanthropic Paths: An Exploratory Study of the Career Paths of Professionals of Color in Philanthropy

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05/2014
This study comissioned by the D5 Coalition provides a holistic, in-depth picture of the career experiences of 43 philanthropic professionals of color ranging from Program Officers to CEOs working in a diverse array of foundations.
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Asian and Pacific Islander Health and Wellness: A San Francisco Neighborhood Analysis

Publication date: 
05/2014
Commissioned by the Asian Pacific Islander Council (API Council) and prepared by Davis Y. Ja and Associates, this study marks a preliminary assessment of the structural indicators of health and wellness of Asian Pacific Islander populations in the San Francisco. 
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Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California

Publication date: 
04/2014
The Foundation Center announced the release of a landmark report on foundation support for organizations and programs working to prevent—and address the consequences of— domestic violence in California. Enabled through a grant from Blue Shield of California Foundation, and using data from the Foundation Center’s research database, Foundation Funding to Address Domestic Violence in California is the first-ever examination of philanthropy’s contribution to the field of domestic violence. The report provides a landscape analysis to inform community organizations, funders, government agencies,...
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Healthy Environments, Healthy People: A Funder Guide on Improving Environmental Conditions for Health

Publication date: 
04/2014
This Health & Environmental Funders Network issue brief is an excellent "first-read" for funders newly interested in environmental health and environmental justice. It provides funders with a basic understanding of concerns about environmental impacts on health and an introduction to strategies grantmakers are pursuing to address these impacts.
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Development without Displacement: Resisting Gentrification in the Bay Area

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04/2014
The culmination of a year-long collaboration between Causa Justa::Just Cause and the Alameda County Public Health Department, this report is a first of its kind combining neighborhood analysis using a quantifiable “gentrification typology,” with interviews of affected populations and public health research to present a comprehensive definition of gentrification in the Bay Area.

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