Southern California’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Thursday - August 13

The latest local LA/Riverside/Orange County/San Diego area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Even now there is room for growth... of trees, of partnerships, of opportunity for 👷‍♀️ Corpsmembers. Thanks to our partners @CityPlants and the LA Parks Foundation! #lacorpspower 💪

We must ensure that #LCFF dollars promised to CA's low income students, foster youth, and English learners are used to support them when they need it the most. @afabc_la has joined 40+ organizations from across CA to support #AB1835. Please vote YES!

Breastfeeding and formula are vital parts of our food system. If you need financial assistance for either, contact your local WIC office. #HungerFreeSD #BreastfeedingAwarenessMonth

JANM MEMBERS are invited to a special virtual Meet-and-Greet with authors Naomi Hirahara (@gasagasagirl) and Kathleen Burkinshaw (@klburkinshaw1) this SATURDAY Aug 15. This is a very unique opportunity!

FREE for all members, RSVP required:

Our ongoing Covid-19 testing is helping to keep our guests, students, volunteers and employees safe and healthy. #giving #homeless #helpingothers #volunteer #ministry #losangeles

A heartfelt thank you to @BlueShieldCA for donating $5,000 to provide emergency groceries to 648 families in need at our food distribution in Chula Vista. #BlueShieldCares #WeNeverStop #BlueShieldPromise #ThankfulThursday

Today marks 5 months since schools in San Diego County announced they would close for in-person instruction to prevent the spread of #COVID19. It hasn't been easy to teach, parent, learn, or work in a pandemic, but you've done it 💛
#throwbackthursday #TBT

Attend the “Create a Lush NatureScape While Conserving Water” webinar from 4-5 pm TONIGHT! Learn key steps of natural yard care. Get solid tips on conserving irrigation water. To register, please go to

Did you hear the good news?

The first 200 people who register for SCG's annual conference, #MeetingTheMovement, will receive a free copy of Five Days: The Fiery Reckoning of an American City by acclaimed author @iamwesmoore. Register today! #SCGLive

Today is #BlackWomensEqualPayDay. This day marks how far into 2020 Black women had to work to earn the same as white men did in all of 2019.

That's 227 days of extra work to make what white men made in one year. This has to change.

🎨 #TCECommission by Taylor McManus

Next Thurs 8/18 at 10am is the next event in our series for funders on trust-based philanthropy where we'll talk about providing support beyond the check. You won't want to miss this! Register here: @TrustBasedPhil @NorCalGrant @Socalgrantmaker

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