Northern California’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Tuesday - September 21

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!

Thanks, UCLA American Indian Studies Center, @uclaaisc, for hosting this Native Poetry Event on Friday September 24 ⭐️

ICYMI our "Single-Family Zoning in the San Francisco Bay Area" by @SMenendian, @SamirGambhir, @ArthurGailes, & Karina French which identified high single-family zoned cities in the Bay area that could potentially be upzoned. #OBIRoots #zoning

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Join us on Sept 21 for "Defending Against Disinformation" a conversation w/
@UCBerkeley leaders, including Dean Chemerinsky, @profjohnapowell, @GOAnand @ucbsoj, Susan D. Hyde, Henry Brady, former dean @GoldmanSchool

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At #OBConf21 on Oct 18-19, we’ll be centering the people & groups doing the difficult work of #bridging across lines of difference.

Join @LorettaJRoss, advocates, scholars, & others committed to building a bigger “we.”

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Tribute was a smashing a success, raising over $487k! And thanks to our generous sponsors, including @Google @GileadSciences @Chevron @BankofAmerica @MoFoLLP @PwC @AvitaPharmacy @JanssenUS @jpmorgan @kpthrive @FivePointAmp @Walgreens @Uber & @TitosVodka

How is our region going to meet the State’s mandate for 19% per-capita greenhouse gas reduction by 2035?
Join ECOS to hear representatives from @SACOG discuss on Wednesday, September 29th at 6pm.

California's #EvictionMoratorium ends after September 30, but it won’t be too late to help keep our neighbors housed. #BayArea leaders and philanthropy must act now, starting with these 8 Essential Actions.

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In 2012, he made a surprise company debut, wowing critics in a role he took a week before the performance.

Now, tenor Arturo Chacón-Cruz returns to take you inside his life and career in South Florida in a new episode of "In Song," premiering Thursday:

Excited for Folsom Street Fair? Leather Douchie sure is.

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DEADLINE EXTENDED! Nominate community leaders for the Nonprofit Impact Awards by 9/22. The award categories:

⭐Patricia A. Gardner Changemaker Award
⭐Nonprofit of the Year
⭐Collaborative Impact Award
⭐Nonprofit Leadership Award
⭐Nonprofit Ally Award

Why don’t more NGOs plan their exits? “Many implementers can be persuaded by the logic of exit-planning...but myriad exceptions lead them to think it's impractical or inappropriate in reality.” @ggrevell on staging an exit and building local capacity.

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Exit Strategies (SSIR)

It might be a cliché, but it’s rare for international NGOs to “work themselves out of a job.&rdqu...

MEDA in the news ...

"MEDA hopes its model can be copied in other communities. “If you can fix it here, you can replicate these models across the country,” spokesperson Christopher Gil told @ProjectPulso.

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#affordablehousing #JuntosAdelante

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Growing our roots: Tackling affordable housing - Pulso

Bay Area advocates are grappling with a rising cost of living and increased job insecurity that has resulted in ...

According to @policylink's rent debt dashboard, 70% of California renters that owe back rent have not yet applied for assistance. We need to prepare for the #EvictionCliff. Here is what we and @BARHIIBayArea need you to know on how to protect #BayArea tenants from eviction!

🍋 🌿 #Sukkot, a week-long Jewish holiday celebrating the fall harvest, begins tonight! Celebrate with us at Family ArtBash Live this Sunday. Pick up a FREE ArtKit filled with all the crafty supplies you'll need, and join us on Zoom. All are welcome!

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