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Nonprofits provide essential services to the South Bay Region but the region’s economic boom has placed nonprofit and arts institutions at higher risk for displacement. Northern California Grantmakers and the Sobrato Family Foundation partnered on this commentary on the issue for The Mercury News.
Last month, The Obama Foundation announced the Sacramento region would receive financial support for its My Brother’s Keeper Alliance under the umbrella of The Center at Sierra Health Foundation which will use the funds to support mentorship in schools, intensive case management, family-focused violence intervention and more services in neighborhood community centers. Sacramento News and Review.
Oakland was also selected by the Obama Foundation for the My Brother’s Keeper Community Challenge Competition. Urban Strategies Council will lead the work in Oakland and CEO David Harris joined KCBS reporter Patti Raising to talk about the issues that boys and men of color in Oakland face and what they hope to achieve with the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance funding. KCBS.
Earlier this year, The California Wellness Foundation tackles incarceration and HIV rates among women of color throughout their Reentry Women and the HIV/AIDS/STIs and Women of Color initiatives. CapRadio.