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EDUCATION

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Career and Technical Education 101 – The Landscape, Promising Practices, Opportunities for Philanthropy

Wednesday, October 10, 2018
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Where: 
California Community Foundation, Joan Palevsky Center

Join Southern California Grantmakers and the Education Funders Group for a session on Career and Technical Education (“CTE”). Today, there is a growing pool of living wage, middle skills jobs in fields like health care, advanced manufacturing and

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Public Policy Forum: Marshall Tuck, Candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, in Conversation with Cara Esposito, Executive Director, Leonetti/O’Connell Family Foundation

Monday, October 1, 2018
9:30am - 11:00am
Where: 
California Community Foundation Joan Palevsky Community Center

California’s voters will head to the polls on November 6, 2018 to cast a ballot on a wide array of issues, including leadership of California’s Department of Education.

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Youth Health Outcomes through School-Based Substance Use Intervention and Prevention

Thursday, July 19, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Redwood Room

It is estimated that only 40% of teens aged 13 to 17 have visited their primary care provider in the past year.

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Educating the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards in Southern California

Thursday, June 28, 2018
10:00am - 12:30pm
Where: 
La Kretz Innovation Campus, Training Room 402

In the last decade, numerous innovative and engaging environmental education programs have emerged that are building Southern California’s next generation of sustainability stewards.

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Why Is Everyone Talking about Stockton? A Reinvention Tour with Mayor Michael Tubbs

Friday, June 1, 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm
Where: 
University Waterfront Hotel

The City of Stockton, California, has experienced a sea change around the new confluence of community leadership, innovation, and political will to address what many thought were intractable issues. 

Please join us for a full-day funders convening and Reinvention Tour in Stockton, where you will immerse yourself in the community at the street level and learn about transformative initiatives including the Stockton Scholars college promise scholarship initiative, the much-publicized Universal Basic Income pilot program, the South Stockton Promise Zone collective impact collaborative, the recently approved Advance Peace initiative to address community violence and trauma and other community initiatives and organizations addressing the cradle-to-career continuum.

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Philanthropic Briefing: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Students and Families in a Changing Policy Environment

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
9:30am - 12:00pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

For many immigrant and refugee families in the United States, schools serve as trusted entities—and this role has only been amplified in recent years.

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20 Years of Life - Book Launch and Discussion with The California Endowment

Thursday, May 24, 2018
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Yosemite Room

Suzanne Bohan’s Twenty Years of Life shares the little-told stories of individuals across California who have been devastated by underperforming schools, polluted parks, over-policed communities and other health hazards in their areas.

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Building Our Future: A Forum on Children with California's Gubernatorial Candidates

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: 
Los Angeles Trade Technical College

California’s next governor will be faced with critical policy decisions that will determine future state investments in our children and families.

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