Advocacy

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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Learning Community for Child Abuse Prevention Field

This session is offered by Strategies 2.0. Visit their website for full details and to register. Learning Communities are an excellent forum for cross-sector partners interested in supporting the well-being children and families. Learn about and connect with regional child abuse prevention and family strengthening efforts. Share and explore opportunities to collaborate in deeper contexts in their respective domains and...

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Nonprofits, Immigration, Deportation

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Workshop Overview Many local organizations have been active in helping families know their rights, develop emergency plans, and cope with the present immigration situation. But how are nonprofit organizations and agencies themselves affected by the current climate? Those who provide or manage services to immigrant communities are invited to come together to talk about how this is impacting our work...

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Protecting Nonprofit Nonpartisanship: the Johnson Amendment

This webinar is offered by CalNonprofits. Visit their website for full details and to register. CalNonprofits and the California Council of Churches will be presenting a fast-paced webinar for nonprofit staff and board members about who supports and who opposes repeal of the Johnson Amendment, and what the arguments are on each side. At this webinar you will learn what the...

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President’s Blog-(Un)Affordable Housing

By Dan Baldwin, Community Foundation for Monterey County President & Chief Executive Officer We think of housing as an inalienable right. We get up. Work. Go home to a house or apartment we might own or rent. Whatever we can afford. For many folks in Monterey County, it’s not that simple. The unfortunate reality in many parts of California, and certainly...

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