Our collective voice isWe not only serve communities, we represent them. The CalNonprofits policy convention presented an opportunity for nonprofit leaders and staff to engage in thought-provoking discussions and exchange views and insights on the crucial policy issues facing nonprofit organizations.
powerful, and we have a
lot of work to do."
On Thursday November 14th, over 250 nonprofit leaders, foundation folks, consultants, and change makers gathered to spend a day discussing, debating, learning and inspiring each other to work together to create systemic change in California through policy advocacy.
Check out the Storify of the Convention for the e-scrapbook of the day! Look at convention photos here.
During the opening plenary session CEO Jan Masaoka asked “what can philanthropy be doing better?” and sparked a good dialogue among foundation executives Fred Ali (Weingart Foundation), Pam David (Haas Sr. Fund) and Emmett Carson (Silicon Valley Community Foundation).
-- Fred Ali
Require 5% mission-related investing in addition to 5% payout for private foundations."
Nonprofits are in the frontlines and faced with the burden of talking about inequality in America, you need to push Congress to take this conversation seriously."
-- Robert Reich
Heartfelt thanks to all the amazing speakers for giving us all a hearty feast of food for thought, and for making the day engaging and fun!
Thank You 2013 Sponsors!
Golden Poppy Sponsor
Pine Tree Sponsors
Klein & Roth Consulting
A few sponsorship opportunities are still available!