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EQUITY & SOCIAL JUSTICE

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Race to Lead: Confronting the Nonprofit Racial Leadership Gap

Publication date: 
01/19/2018

The nonprofit sector is experiencing a racial leadership gap. Studies show the percentage of people of color in the executive director/CEO role has remained under 20% for the last 15 years even as the country becomes more diverse.

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Strategies for Supporting AAPI, Black, and LGBTQ Immigrants

Publication date: 
12/05/2017

On November 28, 2017, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) hosted a webinar, “United for All Dreamers: Strategies for Supporting AAPI, Black and LGBTQ immigrants”. The presentation focused on how funders can support Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) recipients after the White House announced the DACA program phase-out and the removal of TPS designation for certain countries. The presentation speakers were:

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Resources from Advancement Project's Race Counts Webinar

Publication date: 
11/15/2017

On November 15, 2017, Advancement Project hosted a webinar on “Race Counts”. Race Counts is an online interactive tool developed by Advancement Project that provides a three-dimensional framework for understanding racial equity in California. A report on Race Counts can also be found here. The webinar presentation was participated by:

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The Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity

Publication date: 
10/03/2017

Corporate America is missing out on one of the biggest opportunities of our time for driving innovation and growth: creating business value by advancing racial equity. 

Developed in partnership with PolicyLink and funded by the Ford and W.K. Kellogg foundations, The Competitive Advantage of Racial Equity highlights examples from 12 leading companies such as Gap Inc., PayPal, and Cigna, who are driving innovation and growth by advancing racial equity.

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An Equity Profile of the Los Angeles Region

Publication date: 
05/12/2017

An Equity Profile of the Los Angeles Region highlights the widening inequities in income, wealth, health, and opportunity in Los Angeles County. The report was developed by PolicyLink and the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity (PERE) at USC, and is supported by the Weingart Foundation.

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Achieving Equity Convening

Publication date: 
05/12/2017

The Weingart Foundation’s full commitment to equity contains a pledge to use their voice to call attention to the importance of advancing fairness and inclusion and urge others to join in this work. Many in philanthropy have taken up the call for equity but much more needs to be done. This is why on March 2, 2017 the Foundation brought together key leaders from philanthropy, as well as from the nonprofit sector, government, business, and labor for the Achieving Equity convening in Los Angeles.

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Resources From 'Public Policy Conference 2017'

Publication date: 
04/06/2017

At the 2017 Public Policy Conference, the SCG community came together with leaders from across our region, our state, and our country to examine new and urgent questions: What does this new political landscape mean for our work? What changes can we expect in federal and state budgets--and in the laws of our country? How will these changes affect what we can do? How will they affect the communities we support?

 

Opening Keynote
Michael McAfee, President, PolicyLink
Equity: Paving the Way to a Thriving Southern California

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