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Save the Date - 2019 Public Policy Conference

Monday, April 8, 2019
8:00am - 3:30pm
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The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

The tumultuous events of the past year and the recent midterm elections have ushered in new challenges as well as a new crop of policymakers in California’s constantly shifting political landscape.

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Measuring Poverty Better: The Real Cost Measure in California 2018

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
11:30am - 2:00pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

Poverty remains a persistent problem, afflicting working families across the state.

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Public-Private Partnerships: Change Making in LA

Thursday, November 29, 2018
11:30am - 1:30pm
Where: 
City Club Los Angeles

In summer 2014, Southern California Grantmakers advocated for sweeping reforms recommended by the L.A. County’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Child Safety to the County Board of Supervisors.

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Public-Private Partnerships in Tackling Poverty: A Funders’ Briefing on CalSavers, A Cross-Generational Approach

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
The California Wellness Foundation

California has the highest poverty rate in the nation, affecting rural, suburban and urban communities, coastal and inland areas. And for working Californians, poverty in aging is even more dire―even for a younger worker today.

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Listening Session: Census 2020 – A Complete Count for the Inland Empire

Thursday, September 27, 2018
9:00am - 11:00am
Where: 
Loma Linda University Health SACHS Clinic

A complete and accurate census count is necessary to ensure our region receives the federal and state funding we are entitled to, our communities have the congressional representation they deserve and programs and services accurately reflect the d

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Detained and Removal Defense Learning Lab

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
9:30am - 3:30pm
Where: 
Google Community Space

What happens after ICE picks up an immigrant? How will the case differ if they are released or remain in detention throughout the removal process?

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Ventura County Funders Forum – Funders’ Roles in the 2020 Census

Tuesday, September 11, 2018
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Where: 
Ventura County Community Foundation, Nonprofit Center Board Room

The next Ventura County Funders Forum will take place on September 11, 2018.

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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
Where: 
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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