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Together for Good, NCG's 2020 Annual Conference registration is now open! Our conference theme will focus on the definition of philanthropy – love of humankind. We want to know how LOVE shows up in your work. How is love demonstrated in your grantmaking practice, in relationship with grantees, and in your role as a funder?
I asked five foundation executives—private, public, family, tech, small and large—if they’ve taken any special measures to ready themselves for the year ahead. In our second installment, we hear from Larry Kramer, President of the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.
We’re leaping into this month with a list of articles about current events and how the past is framed depending on one’s viewpoint. Who has the power and privilege to name and frame ideas, historical events, and cultural practices? What’s our responsibility and willingness to address xenophobia, public health crises, or troubling policies? Finally, with an additional day for this month because of a leap year, we’re adding a timely bonus of census items.
Annie will join the firm’s Senior Management Team and provide strategic leadership on numerous philanthropic portfolios. Annie joins the Hirsch & Associates team during a time of exciting growth at the firm, which has added eight new team members in the past year.
Join us in welcoming Gina Peralta to the CCJFG Steering Committee! Gina Peralta is a program officer with the Human Rights program at the Heising-Simons Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation in 2019, Gina served as the director of site management at The W. Haywood Burns Institute (the Burns Institute), a national nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing racial and ethnic equity in the justice system by creating community-based alternatives to system involvement.
The San Francisco Foundation (SFF) is committed to ensuring that all people in the Bay Area are economically secure, rooted in vibrant communities and civically engaged. We envision a Bay Area where everyone is able to make ends meet and plan for their future, where culture and difference are celebrated, and where they are able to lift their voices to shape community policies that meet their needs and interests.
Blue Shield of California Foundation has announced Annie Z. Wong as its new Director of Finance, Operations, and Grants.
This issue of insights explores California's progress on its implementation of trauma screening in pediatric settings for eligible children, youth, and adults. For child welfare professionals and advocates, trauma screening may hold the promise of identifying trauma to intervene, and potentially prevent a child and family's trajectory into foster care and other child-serving systems.
The presidential year begins amid an historic political impasse at home and continued democratic decline across the globe. Autocrats now run three of the world’s four largest democracies, with systems in the U.S.
Policy and legislative updates from the CCJFG December Newsletter.