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We Draw the Lines: What CA Nonprofits and Funders Need to Know...

Every ten years, California adjusts the boundaries of political districts throughout the state to reflect new demographic shifts revealed by data from the Census. With the passage of Proposition 11 — the Voters FIRST Act — in 2008, our state’s redistricting process has been led by an independent panel of 14 citizen commissioners who “redraw the... Read More

Accounting and Auditing Standards: Spring 2021 Update

To maintain an understanding of the accounting and reporting requirements of your not-for-profit organization, it’s important to understand key regulatory developments and their potential effects on the sector. Join Moss Adams for their webcast addressing critical changes to auditing and accounting standards and their potential impacts on not-for-... Read More

Friday Morning Refresh: Session 8

Current conditions continue to place enormous demands on us. Still, we have cause for hope: bold new leadership in many places, budgetary step stones toward a just recovery, and a rising tide of action to disrupt systemic racism. Now, as always, we are each asked to bring clarity, generosity, and courage to our efforts to heal, reimagine, and... Read More

evolving conversation series: Redefining Self-Care with Jor-El...

Over the past year, many of us have hit a “pandemic wall” characterized by Zoom fatigue, a lack of motivation, and burnout. Unfortunately, these strains to our physical and mental health are likely to persist even as we resume our lives after the pandemic. To build our personal resilience, we will have to reckon with emotional stressors, break... Read More

Foundations of Racial Equity Series

Anti-Black racism and white supremacy are embedded philanthropy and in our institutions, often invisible to the majority of us, even as we work with intention towards equity and justice. As change agents within philanthropy, we are stretching to become our best selves, rise to the moment, and progress toward racial equity. In order to undo systems... Read More

Investing in California's Economy: Strategies to Support...

California's economy will recover faster than the U.S. post-pandemic, strengthened by the entrepreneurial spirit in the state; technology, entertainment, and logistics industries, and; the development of inland areas, including the Imperial, San Joaquin, and Central valleys (UCLA Anderson Forecast, April 2021). The promise of a quick recovery... Read More

What's New at SCG

By Erica Rey & Sequoia Thompson    Caring for myself is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, and that is an act of... more

Full recording of the "Fair Representation for an Equitable Democracy" breakout session at SCG's 2021 Policy Conference: Build... more

By Nathan Graeser, MDiv, LCSW, DSW | Veterans Issues Consultant   Memorial Day is a sacred time for Army Chaplains like me. We... more


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