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Connecting California, Pt. I –– The Digital Divide: Yesterday,...

Amongst its far-reaching effects, the coronavirus pandemic of 2020 illuminated another as-yet-unsolved plague on American society: the yawning economic and educational chasm perpetuated by the “digital divide.” Put differently: many of our greatest problems, while newly exacerbated by COVID-19, can be traced to the same root cause--digital... Read More

CCJFG | Police-Free Schools: Dignity in Schools Campaign,...

Meet the Statewide organizers leading the way for Police-Free Schools. This central fight is at the forefront of movement building as the nation is called to center the lives of Black and Brown youth and people in the wake of the killing of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor. Dignity in Schools California (DSC CA) is a coalition of... Read More

Building Wildfire Resilience in the West: The economic...

About this series Western landscapes have always burned and always will. The more we suppress fire and change the climate, the more catastrophic wildfires become. How can we make communities and wild lands more resilient in the age of megafire? Learn More About the Series >>>   Session objectives This session... Read More

NCFP: Planning a Family Retreat

Getting your family together for a retreat is a great way to spend quality time together, as well as focus on your family’s giving with the foundation. Families use a variety of resources to build community and discuss important topics in their philanthropy. In this webinar, you will hear how foundations have designed their retreats and meeting... Read More

Southern California Funders' Discussion on COVID-19:...

The question of whether and how to reopen schools and after-school programs this fall is becoming increasingly urgent. From the social and emotional wellbeing of children to the economic impacts for parents and families, the reopening of schools will be a critical component of coronavirus recovery.  Join us for the next Southern California... Read More

Awake to Woke to Work: Building a Race Equity Culture (Two-Part...

Has your institution put out a statement recently about Black Lives Matter and are now thinking about what to do next? Are you a funder or working at a nonprofit organization, and are interested in learning more about specific tactics, strategies, and best practices around race equity? Join Philanthropy California, TRHT-LA, and evolve for a two-... Read More

What's New at SCG

SCG is excited to announce that Joanna Jackson, Vice President of Programs at the Weingart Foundation, and Alex Johnson, Program... more

I would like to speak candidly about the harm of complacency in the fight for racial justice. Complacency is defined as a “... more

On July 24, 2020, 43 foundations and SCG submitted a letter from to the LA County Board of Supervisors advocating for our... more


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