Guest commentary in the Los Angeles Daily News by Kim Belshé, Executive Director of First 5 LA, and Dr. Robert K. Ross, M.D., President and CEO of The California Endowment:
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This op-ed by Weingart CEO Fred Ali and LA County Supervisor Hilda Solis was original
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.
In April, SCG presented Activating a New Partnership with City Hall: Los Angeles City Council Forum, setting a precedent by convening candidates and Council Members-elect before entering office.
The Simon Family Foundation was established to facilitate students with difficult life and economic circumstances in their quests to achieve the American dream through a college education. The students we serve are committed to achieving personal success while positively impacting the lives of others in their communities. The Simon Scholar spotlight newsletter highlights some of the Foundation's recent accomplishments.
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LGBTQ foster youth are twice as likely to report poor treatment and more likely to live in group homes and to have more foster care placements. Approximately 1 in 5, or 1,400 foster youth in Los Angeles County, home to the nation’s largest population of foster youth, identify as LGBTQ. The finding is twice the estimated percentage of youth not in foster care who are LGBTQ. Generally, LGBTQ foster youth mirror the racial/ethnic demographic of all foster youth in Los Angeles County. The majority are people of color, over 86% are Latino, Black, or API.
Reports on science education from The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning.
To learn whether California's nonprofit organizations reflect the varying demographics throughout the state, researchers in the Urban Institute's Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy conducted a statewide, representative survey to assess the diversity of nonprofit boards, executive directors, and staff in California's nonprofit sector.
Resources from SCG's 2014 Annual Conference at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles on November 5, 2014.
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Resources from SCG's March 11, 2015 program, The President’s Executive Action on Immigration and its Impact on Southern California.
Resources from the April 2012 SCG program What is the Future of Community Clinics? including presentations and articles.
Resources from SCG's March 16, 2015 program, Health Care Peer Learning Exchange.
Since 2011, Blue Shield of California Foundation has invested in a series of studies examining the healthcare preferences and experiences of low-income Californians. The research provides a unique inside-look at what real Californians think about their healthcare in order to inform the work of the community health centers and clinics on the frontlines of our safety net system.
Resources from SCG's bus tour program, Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.