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Community Resilience as the Path to Preparedness: Lessons...

Description When a wildfire or other extreme natural event affects a community, it exposes and exacerbates existing gaps in the social safety net in areas such as housing, homelessness, and health, and for vulnerable populations such as immigrants, children, and seniors. For this reason, grantmakers working to strengthen the social safety net... Read More

Ending Excessive Sentencing & Punishments in California

Earlier this year, Governor Newsom declared a moratorium on all executions in California. In the wake of this decision, a new statewide coalition was formed to leverage this momentum and to forge new partnerships in the movement to end excessive sentencing. This webinar will explore how ending excessive sentencing and extreme punishments can... Read More

Joint Meeting of the LA Arts Funders & SCG Veterans Funders...

Photo courtesy of DIAVOLO Dance Theatre   Join us for a joint meeting of the LA Arts Funders and SCG Veterans Funders Groups on Thursday, January 9 from 10 am – noon at DIAVOLO Dance Theatre. The meeting will feature a deep dive into The Veterans Project, which utilizes DIAVOLO’s unique style of movement as a tool to help... Read More

Human-Centered Design Thinking

Human-Centered Design (aka “Design thinking”) has become an incredibly popular framework for problem-solving in social change organizations, classrooms, and boardrooms. More than just a philosophy, the methodology begins with deep user empathy and iterates towards more collaborative, creative, and long-lasting  solutions. In this highly... Read More

California Master Plan for Aging

California’s over-65 population is projected to grow to 8.6 million by 2030, Governor Gavin Newsom has issued an Executive Order calling for the creation of a Master Plan for Aging to be developed by October 1, 2020. The Master Plan will serve as a blueprint that can be used by the state government, local communities, private organizations... Read More

2020 Foundations on the Hill

Join us for Foundations on the Hill (FOTH), a two-day event that brings together hundreds of foundation leaders from across the country to meet with Congress and discuss issues of critical importance to philanthropy. FOTH is your opportunity to share the work of philanthropy so that Members of Congress can take the best practices developed from... Read More

What's New at SCG

Trista Harris' 2020 Philanthropy Predictions SCG's Back to the Future blog series is a collection of conversations with... more

Designing the Future of Health: Blue Shield of California Foundation’s Strategic Foresight  SCG's Back to the Future blog series... more

What is the Future of Work?: A Conversation with Tracie Neuhaus and Michele Prichard SCG's Back to the Future blog series is a ... more


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