Northern California’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Friday - November 26

The latest local Bay Area/San Jose/Sacramento area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

¡Tienes el poder en tu bolsillo! Los dólares que gastas localmente ayudan a respaldar servicios esenciales que incluyen policía, bomberos, escuelas, calles y más. Obtén aún más cuando acumules Puntos SMC comprando localmente con Choose Local SMC.

In two weeks, the glorious majesty of Handel’s ‘Messiah’ returns to Davies Symphony Hall. Performed by the Grammy Award-winning SF Symphony Chorus, the magnificent power of 100 voices in harmony makes this celebrated masterpiece an unmissable holiday favorite.
Dec 10-11

Small businesses make our communities strong, vibrant, and unique. #ShopSmall #ShopGreen tomorrow to show your collective support for small, local businesses. Find one near you:

Did you know? Certain groups of people who previously got the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccines can get a booster shot. Everyone ages 18 and older who received the J&J/Janssen vaccine can get a booster shot.

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Post #Thanksgiving cleanup tip: Soup and juice boxes (Tetra Pak), paper cartons, and soft plastic go in the blue bin. Check out to know what goes where. ♻️💚

The kittens are enjoying their peace and quiet on our #sfspca Holiday Live Cams 😴

Chill out with them every day through Jan 2, 10am-5pm:

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SFAF x Cartas del tarot: El Sol.

Manténganse atentxs mientras publicamos más información sobre esta colección en los próximos días. #WorldAIDSDay2021

Si has recibido una notificación de desalojo, tienes 15 días laborables para aplicar al programa #AyudaConLaRenta y e informarle a su propietario para evitar el desalojo. Sólo los aplicantes elegibles que apliquen están protegidos. Aplique en

“Evidentiary hierarchy—what some people call the RCT industrial complex—may actually lead us to discount workable solutions just because there is no accompanying RCT.” Read an excerpt from ‘Solving Social Problems,’ by @bethnoveck (@TheGovLab).

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Randomistas vs. Contestistas (SSIR)

An excerpt from Solving Public Problems on RCTs and their limitations

Raise a toast — to our Prohibition-era, 1930s-themed production of "Così fan tutte!"

After this Saturday's show, head to the Dress Circle level to enjoy a free pop-up speakeasy, featuring music and drinks inspired by the opera. We're ginning up the joint:

SFAF x Tarot Card collection: The Sun.

Stay tuned as we release more info about this collection in the next few days. #WorldAIDSDay2021

Performances of #TwelfthNight continue today! Join this wonderful and joyous cast thru Jan 15 at San Francisco Playhouse -- but hurry: select dates are nearly sold out. @shainataub and @kwamekweiarmah's musical adaptation has audiences leaping to their feet. 📷: Jessica Palopoli

While we give gifts to our loved ones this holiday season, let us not forget those who are experiencing hardship during this time. If you are able, you can give to support the vulnerable in our community here:

Join us on 11/30 at 5:00pm for a lively discussion on SPUR's new Good Government report featuring Oakland Mayor @LibbySchaaf and Oakland City Councilmembers @lorenmtaylor, @reidforoakland, and @ShengForOakland! Register for free below

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