Project News | June 2, 2022

June 2, 2022
Community Initiatives Project News June 2, 2022

Attendance Works Attendance Works questions the actual rate of chronic absenteeism in U.S. schools. (Chronic absenteeism is defined as a student missing ten or more days of school.) The data is difficult to measure for a number of reasons, including the fact that absenteeism is reported at the end of the school year and the […]

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Project News | May 19, 2022

May 19, 2022
Community Initiatives Project News May 19, 2022

Palomacy On April 23 of this year, Palomacy participated in the UC Davis 108th Picnic Day. They brought their squad of rescue pigeons to help educate the attendees about pigeon and dove rescue, about which most people are not familiar. They were warmly received by the crowd but had a pigeon mishap: one of their […]

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Project News | May 5, 2022

May 5, 2022
Community Initiatives Project News for May 5, 2022

Project Homeless Connect Project Homeless Connect relies on volunteers to keep their programs running that service un-housed people in the San Francisco area. Do you live in the Bay Area and are looking for a meaningful, rewarding way to give back? Consider becoming a volunteer at Project Homeless Connect. Learn more or apply here. HERicanes […]

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Project News | April 21, 2022

April 21, 2022
April 21, 2022 Project News

Just Solutions Collective Just Solutions Collective has released part 1 of their three-part blog series to address why it’s important to factor in energy burden reduction when taking action to transition to clean energy. Solutions that don’t take the impact energy burden has on households into account do not support environmental or climate justice. Read […]

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Project News | April 7, 2022

April 7, 2022
Community Initiatives Project News April 7, 2022

Breaking Barriers Goldie Hawn, Academy Award-winning actress, director, best-selling author, and CEO of MindUp, will give the keynote presentation on day one of the sixth Breaking Barriers symposium on Tuesday, April 19. Learn more here. Northern Sierra Partnership The United States Forest Service can only do so much to plant new trees to replace the […]

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COVID Conversation: Fiscal Sponsorship

April 1, 2022

On March 15, Community Initiatives (CI) Legal Director Brandy Shah and Senior Client Services Manager Audrey Roderick joined Angela Schreffler, COO, and Nicki Leszman (former Senior Client Services Manager at Community Initiatives), Senior Programming Manager, of the Colorado Nonprofit Development Center (CNDC) for a “COVID Conversation”, a series of Tuesday hour-long panel discussions hosted and […]

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Project News | March 24, 2022

March 24, 2022
Project News | March 24, 2022

Just Solutions Collective Fundamental inequities of the current energy landscape and how the nation could evolve its energy issues are examined in Just Solutions Collective’s recently released report: “Energy Burden and the Clean Energy Transition: Challenges and just solutions from energy assistance practitioners and advocates from around the country.” Join them March 31, 2022, for […]

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Celebrating Board Member Abbas Moloo

March 11, 2022

We’re thrilled to present this wonderful video, “YOU CAN MAKE IT Help Aid Africa,” which thanks Community Initiatives Board Member Abbas Moloo for his hard work supporting humanitarian causes in East Africa. Abbas recently returned from Africa after visiting those served by Help Aid Africa, the nonprofit he founded. Please enjoy! Music by Dogo Flower. […]

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Project News | March 10, 2022

March 10, 2022
Project News March 10, 2022

Renaissance Journalism Renaissance Journalism has a new pilot project called LaunchPad, which provides an opportunity for emerging journalists with passion for making changes to journalism to make sure equity and social justice are considered in the reporting process. Two programs will run the first year, LaunchPad Fellowship for NextGen Journalists, and LaunchPad Career Development Grants […]

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Project News | February 24, 2022

February 24, 2022
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ComSciCon Our partner project, ComSciCon, will be hosting its tenth annual Flagship conference in August of 2022. The event, to be hosted in Cambridge, Massachusetts, is intended to help participants build communication skills that scientists and other technical professionals need to express ideas to their peers, experts in other fields, and the general public. Read more here. […]

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