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Where Are the Children? Family Separation Becomes U.S. Immigration Enforcement Policy

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
10:00am - 11:30am
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This program is a webinar

Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated at least 2,400 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge.

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What Funders Need to Know About Census 2020 Operations

Tuesday, June 5, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Where: 
This program is a webinar.

Census 2020 is less than two years away; the time to act is now! Planning has started for a “Get Out The Count” campaign to reach hard-to-count populations in the communities you care about.

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Philanthropy in Sacramento Day

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Sacramento, CA

Philanthropy California’s annual Philanthropy in Sacramento Day is a special event bringing together our state’s elected officials with leaders of our sector. The day is our opportunity to share the work of philanthropy so that our state’s policymakers can take the best practices developed from your grantmaking and scale it up to improve the lives of millions of Californians. This year, we will also place a special focus on 2020 Census preparation efforts. Our 1.5 days in Sacramento will include opportunities to:

  • Educate legislators and the administration about philanthropy’s role in civil society, the importance of 2020 Census, and best practices on issues that you fund;
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with policymakers; and,
  • Encourage legislators to view foundations as thought partners. 
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2018 Public Policy Conference

Monday, April 23, 2018
8:00am - 3:30pm
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The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

The legislation currently being debated in Washington, DC and Sacramento could result in significant changes for the philanthropy sector and our communities.

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Northern California Grantmakers 2018 Annual Conference

Monday, April 16, 2018
8:00am - 4:30pm
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Mission Bay Conference Center

What’s it really going to take to advance the well-being that the public and private sectors have long pursued? To hold our gains? To create healthy, thriving communities?

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LCF Community Conversaciones Series: Yo Voy a Contar ¿Y Tú?

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: 
Tom Bradley Tower Room, Los Angeles City Hall

The Census is about power and money. The Census count determines the number of seats our state receives in the U.S. House of Representatives and how the government will allocate over $600 billion in federal funding to your community.

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Emergency Briefing on Adding Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

Thursday, March 29, 2018
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
This program is a webinar

On March 26, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, in response to a request from the Department of Justice.

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California Policy Forum - Stepping Up to the Plate: How California is Responding to Policies from Washington

Monday, March 19, 2018
11:00am
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This program is a webinar

Last year brought staggering changes in federal policies and this year promises more of the same. Whether it's taxes, immigration or the federal budget, what happens in Washington affects us here in California.

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Pathways to Effective State Funding Strategies

Monday, February 5, 2018
12:00pm - 1:00pm
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This program is a webinar

Join us for our February First Monday + Election Series Discussion where we will share insights and data points uncovered from our first State Funding Survey.

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Equitable Implementation of Measures M and A in Los Angeles County

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
10:00am
Where: 
This program is a webinar

In November 2016, Los Angeles County voters approved ballot measures to invest public funding into infrastructure that will improve the sustainability, connectivity and livability of our region: Measure M fo

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