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SCG Policy Updates

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Good morning from Washington, DC! Our Public Policy Roundup is coming from Capitol Hill, where as Philanthropy California, an alliance of Northern California, Southern California and San Diego Grantmakers, we spent two days meeting with more than...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Attached are materials from Los Angeles County's Equity Listening Session including the five dimensions of social determinants of health and several policy focus areas for the County.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Last week, Congress reached an agreement on a federal spending plan that would lift spending caps on defense and non-defense spending, put off a raising of the debt ceiling to March 2019 (after this year’s November elections), put the annual...

Thursday, February 15, 2018

This month’s Public Policy Roundup highlights three bills moving through the State Legislature: one that seeks to address the effects of capping the state and local tax deduction for federal taxes; one dealing with homelessness; and one expanding...

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

As has been documented by the County, external stakeholders and others, there is a crisis in the foster care system in Los Angeles County.

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

On June 5, 2018, California voters will decide on Proposition 68, a $4 billion bond measure focused on providing adequate and clean water, parks and recreation improvements, capital investments for flooding control and addressing climate change....

Friday, January 26, 2018

In the last two weeks, SCG has taken action to support an accurate and fair count in the 2020 Census.

Friday, January 26, 2018

In the last two weeks, SCG has taken action to support an accurate and fair count in the 2020 Census.

Thursday, January 11, 2018

As we embark on the New Year, we invite you to join us for Foundations on the Hill and Policy Works in Washington, D.C. to educate policymakers about the crucial issues facing philanthropy.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

SCG’s Public Policy staff remains actively engaged with our statewide and national partners on tax reform legislation, particularly the efforts to repeal the Johnson Amendment, which has long safeguarded nonprofits from the partisan demands of...

Monday, December 11, 2017

Independent researcher and demographer Dr. William P. O’Hare published a report on the changing demographics of California and their impact on the 2020 Census.

Friday, December 8, 2017

County of Los Angeles: A Historic day for Youth Justice

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

On November 28, 2017, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) hosted a webinar, “United for All Dreamers: Strategies for Supporting AAPI, Black and LGBTQ immigrants”.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

This month's roundup features the National Arts Index, a research and policy initiative that encourages policy makers and the arts community to engage in critical dialogue about the status of the arts in the United States.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

A memo from the Joint Committee on Taxation released this week confirms that increasing the standard deduction while...