This Week with Change - May 1, 2020

Our weekly digest of client news and events.

In contending with COVID-19, Acting fast is critical, particularly when it comes to getting money to the most impacted people and making commonsense demands like protecting the health and safety of justice- and systems-involved youth. But, it is at times like this when we need to pause, take a breath, and put strategy first. Read Change Consulting Communications Director Anna Ghosh’s blog post on communicating with purpose in urgent times HERE

We want to hear directly from our nonprofit, community-based partners about the communications struggles you are facing in this moment and how we might be able to support you  to communicate effectively in this moment -- the survival of our organizations and the people we serve is at stake. Will you take a few minutes to fill out this survey to help us understand how we might best serve you and share with your peers? 

Client News

For the fourth year in a row, Essie Justice Group is bailing out Black mamas to be home with their children before Mother's Day. In the COVID-19 crisis, this work is even more urgent—every night in a jail cell puts Black mamas at risk of contracting and dying from COVID-19. Donate today to help to #FreeBlackMamas at

In honor of International Workers’ Day this May 1, Rework the Bay launched a new website to house news and updates on their critical work to build an equitable Bay Area where everyone, especially low-income working people, have access to quality, empowered jobs. 

Northern California Grantmakers is hosting a series of events to help funders navigate the COVID-19 outbreak and ensure that grantee partners on the frontlines of the pandemic have the support they need to help our communities through this unprecedented time. Chronicle of Philanthropy

Coming Up: 

This Monday, May 4 Alliance for Girls will host an online convening for girls' champions in Santa Clara County to share resources on how to keep nonprofit/direct service organizations providing critical support running, and the girls and gender-expansive they serve safe. RSVP at:

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