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“Get out of your bubble, do your homework – and no yelling: How to survive the election”

September 10, 2018    |    Civic Engagement

By Dan Schnur, Sacramento Bee

“Philanthropy California Testifies Before Senate and Assembly Joint Hearing on the 2020 Census”

August 31, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Philanthropy

Northern California Grantmakers

“‘Pie in the sky’ and a ‘faux’ plan: Influencers discuss health care and the governor’s race”

August 27, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Health

By Michael Woodel, Sacramento Bee

“‘Cost savings mean nothing on a dead planet.’ Strong California opinions on offshore oil drilling”

August 20, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Health, Smart Growth

By Sacramento Bee

“California’s biggest environmental challenges? Water. Climate change. Political hot air.”

August 13, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Smart Growth

Sacramento Bee

“Study: Some Solano, Napa sub-populations may be under-counted in 2020 Census”

August 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Housing, Immigration

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald

“Every Person Counts: Why the Census Must Be Rescued”

July 31, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, Philanthropy

By Gary D. Bass, Antonia Hernández, Barbara Picower, and Darren Walker, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

“Advocates Raise Concerns of Immigration Questions, Ahead of 2020 Census”

July 29, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, Los Angeles

By Steve Angeles, Balitang America

“Keep fighting or fold to Trump? California leaders split on sanctuary state”

July 24, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration

By Dan Schnur, The Sacramento Bee

“The Passing of Civil Rights Legend John Mack is a Deeply-Felt Loss to the Urban League Movement”

July 20, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Philanthropy

by Marc H. Morial, L.A. Watts Times

“California vs. Trump over 2020 census”

July 17, 2018    |    Civic Engagement

By Dan Walters, CALmatters

“‘Not all machines are evil,’ and other thoughts on California’s changing economy”

July 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Housing

By Amy Chance, The Sacramento Bee

“California Influencers: What did we learn from the June primary election, and why?'”

June 11, 2018    |    Civic Engagement

By Amy Chance, The Sacramento Bee

“2018 Election: Who are the Influencers and what can you expect from them?”

June 4, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Housing

By Lauren Gustus, The Sacramento Bee

“Governor Brown Creates California Complete Count Committee”

April 13, 2018    |    CCF, Civic Engagement, Philanthropy

Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr., State of California

“Californians and the 2020 Census”

April 10, 2018    |    Civic Engagement

By Sarah Bohn, Joseph Hayes and Tess Thorman, Public Policy Institute of California

“Will Today’s Young Activists Become Their Generation’s Lifelong Advocates for Change?”

April 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education

By Wendy Lazarus & Laurie Lipper, Medium

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

November 27, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, 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, 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, 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, Immigration, 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, Health, Housing, Immigration, 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

Civic engagement holds the key to making lasting, systemic change that is driven by communities. It empowers people to make their voices heard, gain a role in policy decisions and affect institutions that influence their futures and those of their families. By supporting civic engagement in Los Angeles County, CCF is ensuring that everyone has a voice to call for policy changes that improve their personal and communities’ wellbeing.

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

August 27, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, Media Mention

Balita Filipino News

Protegete Citizenship Campaign Information

May 16, 2016    |    Brochure, Civic Engagement, Immigration

Citizenship Campaign One Pager

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

April 21, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration, Media Mention

Asian Journal

“American Muslims and Philanthropy”

March 31, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, 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, 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, Immigration, Los Angeles, Research

Buenos Principios: Latino Children in the Earliest Years of Life

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

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

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