Advocacy

We All Count: Tackling the 2020 Census Together

This webinar is offered by the California Policy Forum and CalNonprofits. Visit their website for full details and to register. The 2020 Census will likely be the most difficult census in recent history, and there could not be more at stake. With the 2020 Census less than two years away, California is at serious risk of an under-count and losing...

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Moving from Ally to Accomplice: Supporting LGBTQIA Members of Your Organization

This webinar is offered by the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits. Visit their website for full details and to register. In this program, participants will discover: Up-to-date terminology and concepts related to the LGBTQIA community Challenges facing LGBTQIA people Ways to create inclusive and affirming organizational culture for people of all genders and sexual orientations.

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Systems Change with an Equity Lens

This webinar is offered by Management Assistance Group. Visit their website for more details and to register. This webinar will focus on integrating deep equity within complex systems change and share a framework – co-created by grassroots practitioners, women and people of color – describing four fundamental characteristics of equitable systems change. By the end of the webinar, participants will have a...

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California Census 2020 – Regional Readiness Assessment Convening

This meeting is hosted by California Complete County (with support from the Community Foundation for Monterey County). Visit their website for full details and to register. Attendees will learn about Census 2020 state and federal efforts, available mapping and demographic data, and hear from experts about anticipated complete count challenges. Attendees will have the opportunity to form partnerships, identify necessary...

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CommUNITY Conversations: Finding Common Ground

This event is co-sponsored by: Whites for Racial Equity (WRE), CSUMB Personal Growth and Counseling Center, and CSUMB NCBI Campus Affiliate. Visit their website for full details and to register. CommUNITY Conversations: Finding Our Common Ground will provide a safe yet brave place for up to 60 participants to talk with one another about a variety of  important issues. Disagreement is a fact of...

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Community Engagement for Stronger Nonprofits

This event is offered by Nonprofit Alliance of Monterey County NAMC. Visit their website for full details and to register. Cost: $15 for current NAMC members; $25 for nonmembers. Come hear from NAMC’s panel of nonprofits that have worked with the people they serve to make changes at the city, county and state level that improve the lives of all...

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President’s Blog – Philanthropy: Finding Common Ground

By Dan Baldwin, President/CEO Community Foundation for Monterey County (CFMC) A Rough Year I imagine I’m just one of many who are trying make sense of 2017. Despite one’s political perspective, this has been a strange and at times difficult year. The constant churn in the news cycle, and the unsettling events we see and hear, has made it difficult...

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