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On Tuesday, February 9th, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will consider the coordinated set of recommended strategies that emerged from the Homeless Initiative Planning Process, which involved 25 County departments,  30 cities, more than 100 community organizations and many community... Read more
Dear Colleagues, SCG is off to an exciting start in 2016, with members of our community leading and participating in an incredible variety of programs and initiatives throughout Southern California. We are also beginning the year with two new members on the SCG Board of Directors: Jonathan Lorenzo... Read more
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What happens when we give women the tools, resources and relationships they need to solve some of our state’s biggest challenges? They rise to the occasion and end up transforming their communities for the better. In 2015, the Women’s Foundation of California trained 20 Riverside County residents... Read more
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Social Venture Partners invites you to attend the 2016 Social Innovation Fast Pitch! The Social Innovation Fast Pitch is a free two-month communication skills training program for nonprofits that are creating lasting social change in Greater Los Angeles. This year, it culminates in the Social... Read more
The Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Bob McDonald, is in Los Angeles this week. He's here, in large part, to talk about homeless vets. It's a problem in cities across the country and one that, in L.A., Mayor Eric Garcetti has pledged to end. As of December last year, there were about 2,500 homeless... Read more
The Cal Wellness Sabbatical Program Awards were established in 2003 to keep burnout, stress and fatigue from undermining the effectiveness of leaders of nonprofit health organizations. Based on the model established by the Durfee Foundation in Los Angeles, the statewide Cal Wellness Sabbatical... Read more
Every year, through the Student Leaders® program, Bank of America helps connect community-minded high school juniors and seniors to employment, skills development and service. They’re awarded paid summer internships with local nonprofits and participate in our annual Student Leadership Summit in... Read more
The Foundation for Global Sports Development’s (GSD) executive board members, David Ulich and Dr. Steven Ungerleider, have been named “Heroes of Prevention Education”, and will be presented with the “Childhelp Hero Award” at Childhelp’s 12th annual “Drive the Dream” Gala. The Gala is taking place... Read more
On Monday, Americans from all walks of life joined together to celebrate the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with volunteer projects and other commemorations reflecting his teachings. Today most Americans applaud Dr. King’s life and his legacy, but that, of course, was not always the... Read more
When an arsonist broke into a downtown construction site here in December 2014, the resulting fire not only destroyed the rising apartment complex but also damaged adjacent city-government offices. Included in the tens of millions of dollars in losses were 2,500 holiday gift bags intended for... Read more

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