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BY EDDY GONZALEZ   Last year, the Specialty Family Foundation’s team and its Board of Directors began the stimulating and challenging process of revitalizing its strategic direction. As the team worked to establish the foundation’s new five-year goals and priorities, they remained undecided on... Read more
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Friends and colleagues,     It was a pleasure to address you at SCG's 2021 Public Policy Conference, and my sincere thanks go to all involved for making my participation and the event possible.    I’d also be delighted to connect directly with you to talk further about my work at Brookings. The... Read more
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The piece below was based on SCG's program "Equitable Vaccine Distribution with Blue Shield and the State of California" hosted on Friday, March 26, 2021. We encourage you to watch the video embedded above to hear the entire conversation.  BY SCG GUEST CONTRIBUTOR   Thanks to a robust public-... Read more
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The piece below was based on SCG's program "Philanthropy’s Role in Addressing Inequity in South LA and Advancing Policy and Systems Change" hosted on Thursday, February 25, 2021. We encourage you to watch the video embedded above to hear the entire conversation.  BY SCG GUEST CONTRIBUTOR In... Read more
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The piece below was based on SCG's program "Funders' Briefing on COVID-19 Vaccine" hosted on Monday, March 1, 2021. We encourage you to watch the recording above for the full discussion. BY SCG GUEST CONTRIBUTOR    In March 2021, SCG proudly linked with Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy... Read more
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The piece below was based on SCG's program "Urban, Green Infrastructure Under the New Administration" hosted on Friday, February 19, 2021. We encourage you to watch the recording above for the full discussion. BY SCG GUEST CONTRIBUTOR   Radical ideas challenge our norms. Making lasting... Read more
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BY EMILY BRADLEY & ERIC ARES, UNITED WAY OF GREATER LOS ANGELES    Measure J passed in California on November 2020, signaling a critical win in a long-fought battle for greater equity and reform by local advocates. The measure’s campaign was built and executed by BIPOC-led organizations who... Read more
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BY DAVID J. CARROLL   On March 2021, Southern California Grantmakers, alongside our Philanthropy California partners across the state, participated in United Philanthropy Forum’s first-ever virtual Foundations on the Hill. Given the new federal administration and Congress, it was imperative to... Read more
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BY ADELE LEE   My name is Adele Lee. I am the daughter of Korean immigrants and was born and raised in Los Angeles. As I prepared for an emergency town hall with the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation family around the country, I struggled to find the right words to share. It was... Read more
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BY PHUONG PHAM   My heart feels sick like a dark, bloated & bleeding fish The water in my chest is rotten & murky I cry all day to try & drain it out of me Every day, I watch as our elders are being turned into plums Soft round faces full of bulging bruises Our elders are shoved, made... Read more
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