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Ways to Win: How a Broad Coalition Passed California’s RISE ACT
Ella Baker Center (EBC) and its many allies won this new law by: • Building relationships across issue. • Seizing the right moment. • Working with those directly affected. • Investing in the long game. With 2.2 million people behind bars, the United States is … Continue reading "Ways to Win: How a Broad Coalition Passed California’s RISE ACT"
Dr. Manuel Pastor Presentation to the MCF Board of Director’s
Dr. Manuel Pastor, Professor is an expert on sustainable development and social, economic and environmental justice in urban areas and Professor of Sociology and American Studies and Ethnicity at USC. Dr. Pastor presented at the Marguerite Casey Foundation board meeting on Sunday, November 12th. on … Continue reading "Dr. Manuel Pastor Presentation to the MCF Board of Director’s"
Marguerite Casey Foundation, ABFE and Hispanics in Philanthropy Honor Rev. William Barber with 2017 Patiño Moore Legacy Award
Social Justice Award Honors Black-and-Brown Community Partnership FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 13, 2017 Contact: Brad Wong, News Editor E: bwong@caseygrants.org P: 206-691-3134 From Left to Right: Dr. Douglas Patiño, Freeman A. Hrabowski, III, (board chair of Marguerite Casey Foundation), Luz Vega-Marquis, Rev. Dr. William J. … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation, ABFE and Hispanics in Philanthropy Honor Rev. William Barber with 2017 Patiño Moore Legacy Award"
Ways to Win: The Battle for Renters’ Rights in Silicon Valley
Working Partnerships USA and its allies won this change by: Choosing their moment. Building a base. Telling compelling stories.  Using research to shift the narrative. Ways to Win: The Battle for Renters’ Rights in Silicon Valley If you write a monthly rent check, you know … Continue reading "Ways to Win: The Battle for Renters’ Rights in Silicon Valley"
Ways to Win: How Advocates Won Caregiver Support in Hawai’i
Caring Across Generations and its allies won this policy by: Understanding the issue from many viewpoint Building relationships with involved groups. Sharing stories to raise awareness and make progress. Seeking solutions that benefit many people. As the baby-boom generation crosses the threshold into old age, … Continue reading "Ways to Win: How Advocates Won Caregiver Support in Hawai’i"
Marguerite Casey Foundation Announces 2017 Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty
SEATTLE – Marguerite Casey Foundation presented 19 young community leaders with the Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award, in honor of their vision, passion and dedication to improving the lives of families in their communities. Each of the honorees received an award of … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation Announces 2017 Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty"
The Chronicle of Philanthropy Spotlights Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Investment and Financial Stewardship
  On June 6, 2017, The Chronicle of Philanthropy published, “Getting Squeezed,” a news report that found endowments for nonprofit charities and foundations nationwide are experiencing difficulty producing strong and sound investment returns. The report highlighted Marguerite Casey Foundation’s nearly 8 percent investment return in … Continue reading "The Chronicle of Philanthropy Spotlights Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Investment and Financial Stewardship"
Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Tessie Guillermo Honored for Her Impact and Influence
Marguerite Casey Foundation Board Member Tessie Guillermo was named one of the San Francisco Bay Area’s most influential women in business in 2017, an award that recognizes a career that has spanned social impact, health care, technology, public policy and philanthropy. The San Francisco Business … Continue reading "Marguerite Casey Foundation’s Tessie Guillermo Honored for Her Impact and Influence"
Southwest Regional Analysis
  Snapshot of MCF’s Grantmaking Strategy & the Midwest Region Click Image to Enlarge There are several aspects of the Foundation’s Southwest Region that give it its character. One important concern is a vulnerable labor force.New Mexico has the highest rate of poverty in the … Continue reading "Southwest Regional Analysis"
Mama’s Bail Out Day Goal: Reunite Moms and Kids for Mother’s Day
For Mother’s Day 2017, families will pause to thank the moms in their lives. Maybe they’ll make her breakfast in bed, deliver a homemade card or simply let her escape the daily grind for a while. But every year, many women don’t even see their … Continue reading "Mama’s Bail Out Day Goal: Reunite Moms and Kids for Mother’s Day"