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A message from Claire Peeps, President, Los Angeles County Arts Commission and Executive Director, Durfee Foundation: The Los Angeles County Arts Commission recently announced the 2015 list of 184 awardees in the Organizational Grant Program. With these awards, totaling $4,518,000, the County... Read more
Over the last 16 years, the giving circles of the Women's Foundation of California (an SCG member organization) have collectively awarded over $10.8 million to 518 outstanding nonprofit organizations that serve low-income women and girls. For over sixteen years the Foundation's Giving Circle... Read more
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LA2050 is a movement shaping the future of Los Angeles. Spearheaded by the Goldhirsh Foundation, LA2050 has looked at the health of the region along eight well-defined indicators of human development, and has made informed projections about where we’ll be in the year 2050 if we continue on this... Read more
The California Wellness Foundation’s (Cal Wellness) Board of Directors elected a new member, Ernest J. Wilson III, who is Dean of the Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California, a professor of political science and a faculty fellow at the USC Center... Read more
Did you know? >>1 in 4 children live in poverty in the Inland Empire>>San Bernardino and Riverside are two of the largest counties nationwide with a total population of 4.25 million residents>>The Inland Empire is the fastest growing region in California and 4th nationally The... Read more
More than 1,150 organizations and thousands of individuals are now members of The Children’s Movement of California, and together they have achieved several recent victories for California kids. Over the last quarter, members participated in education and action campaigns that resulted in:... Read more
The federal Corporation for National & Community Service (an SCG member) has awarded three significant AmeriCorps grants to the City of Los Angeles and YPI, recruiting a new generation of volunteers and activists as part of our place-based approach fighting poverty. 119 new full-time AmeriCorps... Read more
The below article was published in US News and World Report on June 30, 2015: It's not enough to just bring STEM education into the classroom each day -- learning takes place outside of school, too. By bringing together educators, administrators, businesses and community organizations, leaders can... Read more
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Dear Colleagues, June was a momentous month in so many ways—on the national level as well as here in Los Angeles. We have also been busy as ever here at SCG, and I wanted to share some of our members' exciting recent work and dynamic conversations.  Below are just a few highlights of discussions... Read more
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Originally published by The Chronicle of Social Change on June 25, 2015. Elected officials, philanthropic organizations, and the new child protection office in Los Angeles County are all moving forward on a plan to put one person in charge of securing grants and donations targeted at preventing... Read more
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