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PBS SoCal recently received a $30,000 grant from Edison International, the parent company of Southern California Edison, to create a STEM Library Corner at the Compton Library. The Library Corner will become an educational hub for the community, providing iPads loaded with educational apps, as well... Read more
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Dear Colleagues, Last month, I was fortunate to attend the 2018 United Philanthropy Forum Annual Conference (#ForumCon18) in Boston with several hundred of my peers from regional associations and philanthropy-serving organizations from around the world. The Forum Conference brings together the... Read more
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Learn more about developing a club at your local high school or community-based organization! Unprecedented numbers of teens are excited about esports and we want them to be excited about learning too. We’ve built an innovative research-based system of learning with esports at its core. Attend a... Read more
This month United Ways of California released Struggling to Stay Afloat: The Real Cost Measure in California 2018. This report dives into the financial challenges of working families in California by dissecting groups based on neighborhood, race/ethnicity, household type, education and citizenship... Read more
  Redding firefighters look on as the Carr Fire moves through the area on July 28, 2018 in Redding. (Justin Sullivan/The California Report)   Over the weekend, the Carr Fire in Shasta County intensified, with nearly 100,000 acres now burned, over 720 homes and 240 other buildings destroyed, and... Read more
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Homelessness Policy Research Institute, housed within the USC Price Center, drives work to end homelessness in Los Angeles by convening top researchers and policymakers The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has granted $1 million to continue its support of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI... Read more
The Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles announced that it awarded a record $100 million in grants to more than 2,600 nonprofit organizations last year. Grant distributions increased 23 percent from $81 million in 2016, enabled by $120 million in contributions, according to the Jewish... Read more
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Homelessness Policy Research Institute drives work to end homelessness in Los Angeles by convening top researchers and policymakers The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has granted $1 million to continue its support of the Homelessness Policy Research Institute (HPRI), a county-wide effort to foster... Read more
  SEEKING EMERGING INITIATIVES TACKLING THE ROOT CAUSE OF PRESSING SOCIAL PROBLEMS IN LOS ANGELES ABOUT THE A­CCELERATOR Social Venture Partners Los Angeles (SVPLA) is excited to open the application process for the 2018–2019 Systems Change Accelerator, a nine-month intensive program designed to... Read more
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In order to sustainably transform the health and safety of communities, collaborations must have their eye on the long game, towards prevention. To do so, collaborations must involve multiple players who can make change in their own sectors and across systems.  As part of our Collaborating for... Read more

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