This Week with Change - November 2, 2018

Our weekly digest of client news and events.

(Photo by Orange County Register.)

Gameheads executive director Damon Packwood makes a case for why people of color and women are the future of gaming. Quartz.

With support from the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation, a Black cultural corridor is taking shape in West Oakland's San Pablo Avenue. KQED. EBALDC also announced that Crave BBQ will open in the California Hotel Live! space in early 2019.Eater SF, Oakland Magazine.

Ahead of next week’s elections, Power California youth leaders Alba Piedra and Eugene Vang called on other young people to get to the polls on November 6 in two powerful op-eds. OC Register, Fresno Bee.

The ACLU Foundation of Northern California sent the City of Arcata a letter calling on them to reduce the excessive police presence at city council meetings that is having a chilling affect on community participation. Eureka Times-Standard, Lost Cost Outpost, KHSU.

A group of California foundations is addressing the challenges facing undocumented immigrants related to higher education through the California Campus Catalyst Fund, a three year initiative supporting 32 campuses with money for resource centers, legal services, mental health services, and other types of support for undocumented students. Inside Philanthropy.


The Fresno Bee profiled Power California and their efforts to equip young people in the Central Valley to vote in the midterms, lifting up volunteers phone banking in the area (see video).

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