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California Community Foundation Awards $11 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

November 27, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release

LOS ANGELES – November 27, 2017 –The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $11,292,972 through 51 grants to nonprofit organizations working to advance long-lasting change that strengthens Los Angeles communities. This quarter’s portfolio includes 17 L.A. Justice Fund grants totaling $7,450,000, to provide critical support and resources to immigration legal service nonprofits providing representation for […]

“Cal State L.A. offers higher education pathway with YMCAs”

November 17, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Early Childhood, Education Pipeline, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Wave

“Capitol Alert: Rebuild”

November 9, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Los Angeles, Smart Growth

By Alexei Koseff, The Sacramento Bee

Strong Majorities of Los Angeles Voters Want California’s Next Governor to Invest In Early Childhood Care & Education

September 28, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Early Childhood

New poll finds support among nine in 10 voters that is shared throughout the county & across party affiliations LOS ANGELES, CA – September 28, 2017- Strong majorities of Los Angeles voters support greater investments in programs that benefit California’s youngest children and would favor a candidate for governor who pledges to create a system […]

“Join Us For National Day Of Civic Hacking 9/23”

September 14, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Los Angeles

Department of Neighborhood Empowerment of Los Angeles

White House’s Decision On DACA Threatens Our Region’s Shared Prosperity

September 5, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – September 5, 2017 – The California Community Foundation views President Trump’s decision to dismantle Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as an affront to our region’s shared prosperity. Roughly 800,000 children and young adults are currently served by DACA across the United States with more than 222,000 Californians who have received DACA since […]

California Community Foundation Awards $5.1 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

April 12, 2017    |    Arts, Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release, Youth Empowerment

LOS ANGELES – April 11, 2016 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,130,787 through 52 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to address pressing needs and improve the lives of Los Angeles County residents. CCF’s grants this quarter include $1,435,000 to provide critical support to immigrant rights organizations working to defend […]

Civic Engagement Fact Sheet

September 23, 2016    |    CCF, Civic Engagement

CCF works to create positive systems change across L.A. County through greater civic participation, grassroots leadership development and more responsive and participatory local governance. And to attain “democracy for all,” we focus on empowering historically marginalized communities. We support organizations seeking to increase civic engagement through project-based grants in support of capacity building, community outreach and education, leadership development, policy advocacy, mobilization and engagement, technical assistance and long-range fundraising strategies.

“Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population”

August 27, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

Balita Filipino News

Protegete Citizenship Campaign Information

May 16, 2016    |    Brochure, Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration

Citizenship Campaign One Pager

“A One-Stop Genius Bar for U.S. Citizenship”

April 21, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Media Mention

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post  Tags: citizenship, civic engagement

Unprecedented Campaign Promoting Benefits of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Nation’s Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

April 6, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Press Release

Over 300,000 Asian Immigrants in L.A. County Currently Eligible to Naturalize and Become a U.S. Citizen Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and […]

“Vigilant Philanthropy”

December 22, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Media Mention, Philanthropy

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post

Unprecedented Citizenship Campaign ¡Protégete!…¡Ciudadanía Ya! Launches

November 10, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Press Release

Major L.A. immigrant rights organizations, leading Spanish-language media and the City and County have joined forces today to promote citizenship.

“L.A. Poll Reveals Many Black Angelenos Distrust Government”

October 14, 2015    |    Centennial, Civic Engagement, Media Mention

California Black Media

“Vision Poll” Reveals L.A. County Residents Want to Give Back but Need Direction

October 7, 2015    |    Centennial, Civic Engagement, Philanthropy, Press Release

Despite a strong desire to be active in their communities, many L.A. County residents are not involved because they don’t know what they can do…

“Politics at the Local Level Pointless? That’s What Many Californians Think”

September 12, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Media Mention

Los Angeles Times

“AAPI community organizations make push for immigrants to apply for DACA”

April 10, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

Asian Journal

“American Muslims and Philanthropy”

March 31, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post

California Community Foundation Names Efrain Escobedo as Vice President of Civic Engagement and Public Policy

January 28, 2015    |    CCF, Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Press Release

CCF announces a significant addition to its management team with the hiring of Efrain Escobedo as vice president of civic engagement and public policy.

Group of L.A. Foundations and Mayor Garcetti Announce Relief Fund for Unaccompanied Minors

August 7, 2014    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Philanthropy, Press Release

CCF has partnered to create a relief fund to assist nonprofits that are impacted by the refugee youth humanitarian crisis.

Measure of America: A Portrait of California

June 1, 2011    |    Civic Engagement, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Los Angeles, Research

By American Human Development Project of the Social Science Research Council

CCF News: Winter 2010

January 1, 2010    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Investing in Scholarships, Advisor Spotlight: John W. Weldon, Scholarship Fund Options, Fraser Scholar Profile: Norma Sanchez, Census 2010, Gifts of Real Estate

Civically Engaging Immigrant Boomer Populations

June 1, 2008    |    CCF Publication, Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Research

Buenos Principios: Latino Children in the Earliest Years of Life

June 1, 2007    |    Civic Engagement, Early Childhood, Education Pipeline, Research

By Miriam Calderon, Associate Director, Policy Analysis Center Office of Research, Advocacy and Legislation, National Council of La Raza

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