Project News | December 2, 2021

December 2, 2021
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Kern Sol News Kern Sol News, a youth-led media outlet that primarily focuses on health disparities in underserved communities across Kern County, is posting new stories online nearly every day. Some recently published reports discuss vaccine equity, redistricting, and water quality in Kern County. Be sure to keep checking back for the latest news! San […]

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Project News | November 18, 2021

November 18, 2021
Project News | November 18, 2021

The Fund for People in Parks In its most recent Trailblazer newsletter, The Fund for People in Parks announced several new projects in California and beyond. Included in these projects is the production of ten short films providing first-person accounts from people of diverse backgrounds involved in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks’ history. Another […]

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Project News | November 4, 2021

November 4, 2021
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Latino Outdoors Latino Outdoors (LO) began as a blog authored by its founder, Jose Gonzales. Today, LO continues using its Yo Cuento (meaning “I count”, “I matter”, and “I tell a story”) blog to encourage the diverse community of outdoor enthusiasts to enrich and expand the narrative of outdoor engagement, conservation, and environmental education. The […]

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Mission Moments | BACHAC, Pre-Health Dreamers, Radical Monarchs

November 4, 2021
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Mission Moments are a showcase of projects for the benefit of the Community Initiatives board members, presented quarterly, the day before the quarterly board meeting. Community Initiatives hosted our quarterly Mission Moments on Thursday, October 28, featuring three of our fiscally sponsored projects (FSPs): Bay Area Health Advisory Council (BACHAC), Pre-Health Dreamers, and Radical Monarchs. […]

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From the CEO: Our 25th Anniversary

October 25, 2021
Ruth Williams CEO and President of Community Initiatives

I’m happy to announce that this year marks Community Initiatives’ twenty-fifth year In Service to Great Ideas generated by and for the nonprofit sector. We thank you for being a part of our success and recognize that we wouldn’t be able to accomplish this without you. Watch Ruth’s Official Announcement Here.   Community Initiatives began as […]

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How does fiscal sponsorship work?

October 20, 2021
Community Initiatives Fiscal Sponsorship Video

We’ve made a short video to provide some of the broad strokes of Fiscal Sponsorship. You may also visit our page, What is Fiscal Sponsorship to learn more.

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Celebrate Our New Logo With Us!

October 19, 2021
Community Initiatives 25th Anniversary New Logo Video

To kick off our 25th anniversary, we updated our logo! Watch its transformation over the years, starting in 2008.

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Project News | October 14, 2021

October 14, 2021
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MENTOR California MENTOR California is hosting its first-ever statewide conference on Thursday, October 28, between 9:00am and 3:00pm. COME TOGETHER 2021 – Exploring and Amplifying the need for Diversity, Connection and Science in Mentoring is a free virtual conference put on in partnership with Big Brothers Big Sisters of California. Speakers will include state senators, authors, MENTOR CEO David Shapiro, and more. […]

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Project News | September 30, 2021

September 30, 2021
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The Press Forward: Supporting Women in the Workplace McKinsey & Company, in partnership with LeanIn.org, recently published their 2021 Women in the Workplace report. Our project partner, The Press Forward, gathered news organizations to ensure voices across all industries were represented in this study. The report finds that a year and a half into the pandemic “women have made important […]

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Project News | September 9, 2021

September 9, 2021
Project News | September 9, 2021

El/La Para Translatinas: Save the Date! Join El/La Para Translatinas on Friday, Oct. 8, between 6:00 and 8:00pm on Facebook Live for a celebration of their fifteen years serving the community. The event, “El/La: Poderosas, Libres y Hermosas QuinceañEl/La: Poderosas, Libres y Hermosas / Powerful, Free & Beautiful,” will be raising funds to support the […]

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