The California Criminal Justice Funders Group is pleased to share our first-of-its-kind report “Funding the Future: Fellowships for Formerly-Incarcerated People in California.”
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“Advancing racial and economic equity is the defining challenge of our time. Rising inequality and persistent racial inequities threaten our social cohesion and economic potential. We must work to build a Bay Area that is inclusive and prosperous for all residents.” - Solving the Housing Crisis Is Key to Inclusive Prosperity in the Bay Area ; April 2018 What is the landscape of economic, racial, and social inequities in the Bay Area, and what can we do about it? NCG is excited to announce our new offering - the Racial Equity Action (REA) Institute - to bring together racial equity specialists...
September 11, 2019, 11:00 am - September 13, 2019, 2:00 PM Hotel Kabuki | San Francisco, CA
As California continues to prepare for the 2020 Census, it is easy to forget that redistricting comes immediately after. Similar to the census, redistricting will have high-stakes impact on public sector leadership, political power, and financial resources for the decade that follows. California is one of the few states with an independent and impartial system to redraw its districts. Recently, more philanthropic organizations have turned their attention to redistricting and the diverse roles they can play. In partnership with California Census 2020 Statewide Funders’ Table and Grantmakers...
Re:Imagine End of Life is a citywide conversation about living and dying through art, experience, and design. Learn more >
October 24 – November 03, 2019 San Francisco, CA
At this program, Shape Up SF Coalition and NCG's Bay Area Health Funders Group came together for a conversation with nonprofits and funders to strategize how San Francisco can be a leader in health equity and healthy eating active living programs by further supporting agencies who will likely be applying for funding through the Sugary Drinks Distributor Tax.
A Californian coalition ( The Economic Mobility Collaborative ) sets out this vision: “Every Californian should have a chance to work, to discover their potential, and to share that potential with others.” The Collaborative suggests that, among the most important things we need to do is to, “effectively promote evidence-driven approaches designed for accountability and inclusion and needed to restore trust and confidence in government’s ability to solve big problems.” Economic mobility is an especially remote dream for Californians who have been incarcerated or homeless, and young adults who...
September 5, 2019 | 7:00 am - 8:30 am PT Webinar
October 8-11, 2019 San Francisco + Oakland, CA
View the full roundup of resources from the 2019 Communications Cohort.
November 19-20, 2019 Radisson Hotel Fresno Conference Center | Fresno, CA
Schools and Communities First is a historic effort to reform Proposition 13 and restore over $11 billion a year for services that all Californians rely on like schools and community colleges, social services, libraries, and health clinics. Conceived and championed by those communities most impacted by decades of disinvestment, Schools and Communities First is one of several opportunities for California for advance bold, long-term structural reforms rooted in equity and inclusion that can serve as a model for the rest of the country. Change of this magnitude requires a deep and expansive voter...
The following criminal justice reform bills are still moving forward in the legislature in 2019. This mid-summer legislative update is brought to you by the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights.
What is a commutation? A commutation to the governor is sometimes a person’s only hope for freedom. Advocates, family members, and those serving Life Without Parole and lengthy sentences are hoping Governor Newsom continues Govenrnor Brown’s legacy of granting commutations. Webinar This webinar explains California's commutation process; increased transparency and accessibility protections provided by AB 2845; and California Penal Code 1170(d)(1), which allows courts to re-sentence any individual based on recommendations. If you want to learn more about the innovative organizing to end Life...
"I was looked at as an expert from day one." -Jessica Nowlan, Executive Director of the Young Women’s Freedom Center on her experience with the Center as a system-involved youth On July 11th, the Akonadi Foundation, NoVo Foundation, Heising-Simons Foundation and the Race, Gender, and Human Rights Fund organized the event, Ending the Incarceration of Women and Girls Funders Strategy Convening . CCJFG co-sponsored this event, which was a follow up to February’s briefing Ending the Criminalization of Poor Women and Girls, and featured Susan Burton of A New Way of Life Re-Entry...
October 17, 2019 City Hall | San Francisco, CA
August 27, 2019 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm PT Webinar
September 10, 2019 | 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm San Francisco State University Downtown Campus | San Francisco, CA
October 3, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm UC Hastings | San Francisco, CA