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Changemaker Challenge 2018 Applications Now Open

Release Date: 
08/08/2018

Final Call! The Jewish Federation is searching for innovative ideas from eligible 501(c)3 organizations with the goal to make Los Angeles a better place for us all.

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Can Philanthropy Save a City?

Release Date: 
08/03/2018

The cash-strapped city of Stockton is hoping so, courting millions of dollars from private investors
to solve a whole host of social problems.

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PBS SoCal to Create STEM Library Corner at the Compton Library Through Edison International Grant

Release Date: 
08/01/2018

PBS SoCal recently received a $30,000 grant from Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, to create a STEM Library Corner at the Compton Library.

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Struggling to Stay Afloat: The Real Cost Measure in California 2018

Release Date: 
07/30/2018

This month United Ways of California released Struggling to Stay Afloat: The Real Cost Measure in California 2018. This report dives into the financial challenges of working families in California by dissecting groups based on neighborhood, race/ethnicity, household type, education and citizenship.

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SCG President's Message - July 2018

Release Date: 
07/09/2018

I hope everyone had a chance to enjoy the Independence Day holiday. This year, the holiday held a special meaning and importance for me. I struggled to find a narrative of what it means to love our country when there is so much injustice taking place here on a daily basis. Despite our aspirations and achievements as a country, the United States has a long history of injustices – from slavery and Jim Crow laws to modern-day xenophobia and racism. And, as generations of Americans have tried to do before us – albeit inconsistently and with mixed success – we must continue to fulfill our responsibility to stand up to injustice when we see it.

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