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    Corneil Montgomery, Vice President and Senior Regional Officer of Corporate Social Responsibility at member Bank of the West, discusses with SCG the Bank's corporate giving. Tell us about Bank of the West CSR/philanthropy goals. What programs are exciting for you right now?  What are the main... Read more
The Board of Directors of Archstone Foundation announces the appointment of Christopher A. Langston, PhD as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. He succeeds Joseph F. Prevratil, JD, our long-time President and CEO, who is retiring in the beginning of the new year.   Dr. Langston is a... Read more
By Christine Essel, President & Chief Executive Officer, Southern California Grantmakers More than 8,000 Starbucks stores across the country closed for an afternoon to train over 175,000 employees about racial bias this past May. The move came after two black men were arrested at a Starbucks... Read more
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Dear Colleagues, This past year has been extraordinary—and extraordinarily difficult. There is so much going on in our region, country and around the world that I hardly know where to begin. The mass murder in Thousand Oaks and too many others around the nation. The state’s worst wildfires in... Read more
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  Tell us about Avery Dennison CSR/philanthropy goals:  Context:  Avery Dennison is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include... Read more
Philanthropy would be so much easier if every year you could just choose a charity — or maybe two or three charities — and let someone else write the donation check. As unlikely as it may seem, that's exactly how it works for Leticia Ramirez and her coworkers. This year and last, the human... Read more
CHICAGO—Today, My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance), an initiative of the Obama Foundation, announced the winners of its inaugural MBK Community Challenge Competition. The Foundation selected 19 organizations across 10 states and Puerto Rico as national models to expand evidence-based... Read more
In response to the unprecedented scale of destruction, loss of life, and enormous challenges facing survivors of California’s recent wildfires in both Northern and Southern California, Direct Relief boosted its commitment to the relief effort today by announcing it will devote at least $2 million... Read more
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2018-19 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being Children Now released their 2018-2019 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being report. It presents current data on the health, education and welfare status of children living in every one of California’s 58 counties. It... Read more
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Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and the Sempra Energy Foundation announced as much as $350,000 in combined donations to support relief efforts for victims and evacuees impacted by the major wildfires that continue to burn throughout California. The contributions include: $75,000 in disaster... Read more
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