Advocating for Access to Higher Education Programs for Juvenile Justice Involved Youth

California’s juvenile justice system intervenes in the lives of some of the children who have experienced the greatest challenges, and promises to provide them treatment, care, guidance, rehabilitation, and a pathway to a better future. This promise is critical for the health of our youth and our communities. Education should be central to that mission. But too frequently, youth in the juvenile justice system are denied access to the supports and resources they need to [...more...]

Help Make an Equitable Recovery for Marin Possible

We’re close to meeting the fundraising goal for our Equitable Recovery Action Plan but need help to get to the finish line. Thanks to the generosity of one of our donors, we were able to extend our [...more...]

 

Giving List Matching Challenges

 

Driving Social Change

We Can End Gun Violence by Taking Action – Not Sides Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

To those who say we can’t reduce gun violence in America, Tony Porter has a response: “Remember when we didn’t […more…]

Brady Responds To Remarks By President Biden, Vice President Harris On Anniversary Of January 6 Insurrection Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

Brady released a new report and a webpage on the “Origin of an Insurrection: How Second Amendment Extremism Led to […more…]

We Just Launched Our Gun Store Transparency Project Brady | United Against Gun Violence:

The largest database of ATF gun store inspection reports ever released to the public, exposing gun stores cited for breaking […more…]

Environment

A Global Plastics Treaty to “Turn Off the Tap” Wins Support at UNEA Plastic Pollution Coalition

In what is being heralded as a historic win for advocates working to tackle the plastic pollution crisis, parties to […more…]

The Ugly Side of Beauty: The Cosmetics Industry’s Plastic Packaging Problem Plastic Pollution Coalition

The cosmetics industry generates approximately US$ 341.1 billion annually—and 120 billion units of plastic packaging, most of which are not […more…]

WIN: White House Announces Phase Out of Single-Use Plastics in U.S. National Parks Plastic Pollution Coalition

The White House announced today that the Department of the Interior will reduce and eventually phase out the sale of […more…]

Events

Family Ties

Help Create a Stronger Marin  Community Action Marin

We’ve been thinking a lot about what an equitable recovery means for individuals and families across Marin. For some people, […more…]

Helping Mothers Overcome Perinatal Mental Health Disorders Postpartum Support Center

Ivana Jagodic Meholick was pregnant with her second child when she suffered panic attacks about a potential miscarriage. But they […more…]

Expanding Mental Health Services as Depression and Anxiety Double During the Pandemic Jewish Family and Children’s Services

Ryan had big plans as he looked forward to high school. As the school year began online, however, his dreams […more…]

For the Children

Engaging Caregivers in Reimagining Youth Mental Health Systems California Children’s Trust

Caregivers are the earliest and best advocates for children, and have the lived experience and expertise to inform how and […more…]

#MatchedinMay is Here! East Bay Children’s Law Offices

May is National Foster Care Month, and during May, your donations up to $40,000 will be doubled. It’s the largest […more…]

A Child Abuse-Ending Ecosystem Safe & Sound

Not long after the pandemic immobilized supply chains, causing a shortage of basic necessities at San Francisco Bay Area food […more…]

For the Youth

Indelibly Changing the Lives of Silicon Valley Foster Youth Pivotal

When the pandemic forced the world to go virtual, the team at Pivotal – a nonprofit offering long-term coaching, scholarships, […more…]

Investing in Youth & Communities: Juma Selected for Grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Juma Ventures

Juma Ventures, alongside The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, Year Up, and The San Francisco 49ers Academy, is […more…]

Family Justice Initiative Report East Bay Children’s Law Offices

In December 2021, East Bay Children’s Law Offices, East Bay Family Defenders and Dependency Legal Services released results about their […more…]

Fostering Care

The James Irvine Foundation Awards $1.5 Million to Innovative Leaders of Six California Nonprofits iFoster

2022 Leadership Award recipients tackle the state’s most critical and high-profile challenges The James Irvine Foundation today announced the recipients of […more…]

Ordinary People Doing Extraordinary Things for Foster Children San Francisco CASA

Often, the first question foster youth ask their court appointed special advocates, or CASAs, is: Who’s paying you? The answer: […more…]

A Home Within Invites You to Our Next Continuing Education Event  A Home Within

Please join us for our next free Continuing Education event! Did you know that when you volunteer with A Home […more…]

Giving Challenges

#MatchedinMay is Here! East Bay Children’s Law Offices

May is National Foster Care Month, and during May, your donations up to $40,000 will be doubled. It’s the largest […more…]

Investing in Youth & Communities: Juma Selected for Grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Juma Ventures

Juma Ventures, alongside The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, Year Up, and The San Francisco 49ers Academy, is […more…]

Indelibly Changing the Lives of Silicon Valley Foster Youth Pivotal

When the pandemic forced the world to go virtual, the team at Pivotal – a nonprofit offering long-term coaching, scholarships, […more…]

Homelessness

Getting Serious About Equity – Inside and Out At the Crossroads

A message from At The Crossroads Executive Director, Charles Lerner: “I have worked in nonprofits for over 25 years and […more…]

Building Trust by Supporting Homeless Youth and Young Adults Unconditionally At the Crossroads

No requirements. No finish line. Nobody gets kicked out. The San Francisco nonprofit At The Crossroads (ATC) practices a model […more…]

Supporting our Marin Community Community Action Marin

Everyone in Marin deserves the opportunity to have a roof over their head, nutritious food, and greater well-being. During 2021, in the face of unprecedented need and inequity and […more…]

Justice For All

We Serve With Love National Center for Lesbian Rights

Every nonprofit has its superpower. For the National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), it might be predicting the future. “If […more…]

A Bold, Living Monument to a Future Without Violence Futures Without Violence | Courage Museum

In 2023, on the Main Post of San Francisco’s historic Presidio, Futures Without Violence will open the Courage Museum, an […more…]

Florida Parents and Students Challenge “Don’t Say Gay” Law as Harmful and Unconstitutional  National Center for Lesbian Rights

Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP and NCLR File Federal Complaint in Florida’s Northern District On March 31, 2022, lawyers from […more…]

Meeting Disaster

Rescue Dogs. Rescue People. National Disaster Search Dog Foundation

Although you’ll seldom see them in comic books, search dogs are the closest thing to real life superheroes. Not only […more…]

Social Sector Leaders

On a Mission to ‘Activate’ the Bay Area’s Charitable Foundations Behind the Tech Needs of Its Black-Led Nonprofits Microsoft

It didn’t take long for Darrell Booker to impact one of the largest tech corporations in the world: Microsoft.  In […more…]

An Honest Broker with a Big Megaphone Warriors Community Foundation

Every year, the Warriors Community Foundation – the philanthropic arm of the six-time NBA Champion Golden State Warriors – hosts […more…]

Trusted Media Advisors to Drive Social Change Full Court Press Communications

If news breaks about your giving, are you ready to respond? If you want to share a story about the […more…]

Teach The Children Well

“It’s college affordability that keeps me up at night” Northern California Promise Coalition

Meredith Curry is a veteran in the field of college access, having advised and led student-support organizations throughout California. Over […more…]

Bringing Students’ Potential into Focus Vision to Learn

For underperforming public schools across the country, the myriad challenges are plain to see. Too often, for students in those […more…]

‘Navigational Capital’ Students Rising Above

Veronica Toscano has overcome tremendous obstacles, regularly facing poverty and violence throughout her childhood in the South Bay. Her family […more…]

TGL Features

The Arts

Fighting for the Cultural Soul of the City San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company

The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Company (SFBATCO) is rooted by the bonds of childhood friendship. Rodney Jackson, Jr. and […more…]

Destiny Arts Center Presents: Letters to the Present Destiny Arts Center

If you had the chance to speak to the world at this moment, what would you say? To what or […more…]

The Fourth Estate

Public Service Journalism That Punches Above Its Weight San Francisco Public Press

Who hasn’t wondered why, in an immensely wealthy and creative city like San Francisco, no one can move the needle […more…]

April Update From the San Francisco Public Press San Francisco Public Press

The San Francisco Public Press works on behalf of its readers and listeners to deliver in-depth and data-driven investigative reporting […more…]

Anchoring The Bay With Trusted Programming During Tumultuous Times KQED

As devastating wildfires, a deadly global pandemic, and bitter political division make life feel chaotic, KQED has been a constant, […more…]

To Your Health

Todo Por Mi Familia Offers Families More Than Mental Health Services, it Provides Them Everything Seneca

In March 2020, the U.S. government awarded Seneca Family of Agencies an important contract to coordinate mental health services for […more…]

Letting the Body Come to Life Rafiki Coalition for Health and Wellness

Medicine often starts with a story. And the story Dr. Monique LeSarre tells about health and San Francisco’s African-American community […more…]

Because Nobody Should Have to Choose Between Feeding Themselves or Their Pet Shanti Project

Sandra beat breast cancer several years ago, yet continues to struggle with anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Luckily, to […more…]

Youth Justice

40 Years of Transforming the Lives of Children and Youth in the Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Systems Youth Law Center

The Youth Law Center’s Executive Director Jennifer Rodriguez knows just how hard being a child in the foster care and […more…]

Designed to Fail: New YLC Report Reveals Abusive, Inhumane Treatment of Black Children with Disabilities in TN Youth Law Center

YLC’s new investigative report, Designed to Fail,  in partnership with Disability Rights Tennessee (DRT) exposes the inhumane and abusive treatment […more…]

Transforming the Lives of Formerly Incarcerated Youth through Healing and Justice Communities United for Restorative Youth Justice

Unbroken. Uncompromising. Unapologetic. Those three words, says George Galvis, succinctly describe the character of the Bay Area youth leadership and […more…]