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14 Nov 2017

Fire Call: Toward a Fair and Just Recovery

November 14, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Conference Call
The fires are finally out. While human needs are still front and center, talk of rebuilding is also underway. Join us to hear ideas on where we go from here as we learn how communities are engaging for a fair and just recovery.
26 Oct 2017

Wisdom from the Front Lines: Lessons for Disaster Planning

October 26, 2017 -
8:30am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
The current wildfires and recent hurricanes and earthquake drive home the urgency of community response and the community concerns that drive recovery. They also remind us we need to prepare for the risks we face in the Bay Area. Join a breakfast...
24 Oct 2017

Northern California Fires Funder Briefing

October 24, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Join by Phone
NCG is holding calls to update funders on the fire response, opportunities for support, and emergent issues. Join us each Tuesday from 10:30-11:30 AM PST. We're tapping expertise from peer networks to learn from those who've gone before, meet the...
17 Oct 2017

Fires: Join Local Foundation Leaders and Experts for A First Hand Report

October 17, 2017 -
10:30am to 11:30am
Zoom Webinar
Join a webinar with leaders of the community foundations and disaster response experts to hear how they're doing, what they know so far, and what kind of support is most helpful at this stage of the emergency.
18 Sep 2017

After Hurricane Harvey and Irma: Specific Challenges Facing Immigrants and Refugees

September 18, 2017 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
Webinar
Hurricanes Harvey and Irma have wreaked devastation in Texas and across the Southeastern United States. They have left widespread flooding, massive power outages, and destruction of property in their wake. The residents of these regions have had...
31 May 2017

Flipping the Script on Disaster: A Tale of Three Resilient Cities

May 31, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
Leaders in Berkeley, Oakland, and San Francisco are taking bold action. In the face of racial inequity, climate change, lack of affordable housing, earthquakes, healthcare disparities, and wildfires, these cities are strengthening our ability to...
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30 Oct 2014

25 Years After Loma Prieta and Days After Napa: Philanthropy’s Role in Mitigating the Impact of Disaster on the Most Vulnerable

October 30, 2014 -
8:30am to 11:30am
World Affairs Council
How do funders prepare communities and organizations for disasters and ensure that institutions and social supports can recover quickly? Using the lens of Loma Prieta, Napa, Katrina, Sandy and other disasters we'll talk about the role of...
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Resources for Funders Briefing | Northern California Wildfires and Public Safety Power Shutoff: Who’s Affected, What’s Needed from Philanthropy

Publication date: 
10/2019
The wildfires and the Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) in Northern California have caused major disruptions for Bay Area residents. To date, over 180,000 people are displaced from their homes and nearly 1 million are without power. These events burden people with the least access to resources and barrier to mobility including 1) people with disabilities, 2) immigrants and farm workers, 3) low-income residents, and 4) older adults and seniors. Northern California Grantmakers hosted a webinar on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 with experts to hear about best practices for supporting people with the...
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Resources for California Fires Webinars

Publication date: 
11/2018
Philanthropy California held two urgent webinars to offer funders an up-to-the-minute briefing on local and state agency responses to the fires in Butte, Ventura, and Los Angeles Counties. Our speakers provided an overview of the current situation on the ground and how it could develop in the coming weeks; perspectives on immediate and anticipated community needs that are being addressed by local community foundations (with a focus on the people who have the least access to resources); and information on how funders accross the national can help most effectively. On this page, you will find...
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One Part Resilience, Two Parts Grit: The Wildfires One Year Later.

Publication date: 
10/2018
It was just last October that a firestorm erupted across the North Bay in Sonoma, Napa, Lake, and Mendocino Counties. The most destructive in California history, the fires took lives, homes and livelihoods. While these communities are on the path to recovery, Mendocino and Lake Counties are also coping with more recent fires. During this event, we spoke to local leaders to hear where they now stand, what issues are newly emerging, how our colleagues have personally dealt with the challenges, and where help is still needed. They shared what’s currently happening in their communities and the...

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