Our weekly digest of client news and events.
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Change Consulting is excited to announce our newest team member Dina Sigal. With nearly ten years of strategic communications experience, Dina comes to Change Consulting from the San Francisco Foundation where she served as the communications lead for initiatives centered around workforce development and workers rights, immigration, housing and education, as well as driving the organizations digital work. Welcome, Dina!
The Obama Foundation selected Los Angeles, Fresno and three more communities across California for their My Brother's Keeper Community Challenge Competition. The initiative will also be supported by the California Funders for Boys and Men of Color. Witness LA, Our Weekly, The Business Journal.
California Health Report covered Prevention Institute's latest initiative, Safety Through Connection, which aims to combat domestic violence in California by supporting high-risk populations to develop their own community-based strategies for prevention.
California Food Policy Advocates will host a social media day of action on Wednesday, December 5 to bring attention to how the Trump administration's proposed changes to the public charge rule would hurt Californians. Follow them @CAFoodPolicy to join the conversation.
In California, youth leaders involved in the Power California movement worked tirelessly to ensure that their fellow young people were engaged in this year's mid term elections including Eugene Vang and Alba Piedra who had op-eds published on why voting is so important to them and their communities. A record 31% of young people turned out to vote, higher than the last seven midterms. Fresno Bee, Orange County Register.