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Webinar - From Marijuana to the Death Penalty: What Nonprofits & Philanthropy Need to Know About California's Ballot Propositions

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
10:30am - 11:30am PDT
This program is a webinar.
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With 17 State propositions to vote on this November, the idea of studying them all is pretty daunting. So instead, you can listen to some of the smartest nonprofit policy folks in the state discuss the ones most relevant to nonprofits. If you’re only going to be part of one discussion this year on ballot propositions, this is the one to do.

We’ll address key questions relevant to your work:

  • What does it signify that this is the group of propositions Californians are facing this year?
  • How will these propositions affect nonprofits and their constituencies?
  • Who is giving the $452 million that will be spent on campaigning for and against these propositions?
  • What are the nonprofit pros and cons on key propositions?
  • What can and might your nonprofit do legally to let voters know your positions on various propositions?

As moderator, Jan Masaoka of the California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits) will be prodding our speakers for their sharpest and most original thoughts on these important matters. She’ll be joined by Melissa Breach (League of Women Voters of California), Chris Hoene (California Budget and Policy Center), and Nancy Berlin (CalNonprofits Policy Director). We hope it will feel less like a webinar and more like having a very intriguing and fun lunch discussion.

In case you’re wondering about the headline: *Marijuana refers to Prop 64 Marijuana and Prop 61 Prescription Drug Prices, and *Death Penalty refers to Prop 66 Death Penalty Procedures and Prop 62 Death Penalty Repeal.

No cost to participate
Who May Attend:
Members of California Association of Nonprofits, Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers, and League of California Community Foundations.
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