Project News | June 30, 2022

June 30, 2022
Project News | June 30, 2022

Bay Area Network for Diversity Training in Early Childhood (BANDTEC) On social media, in honor of Pride month, BANDTEC shared a post from LBGTQ+ media advocate Lindz Amer (they/them). In Lindz’s post, they pointed out that many favorite childhood books were written by members of the queer community, including ‘Where the Wild Things Are’, ‘George […]

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Project News | June 16, 2022

June 16, 2022
Project News | June 16, 2022

California Foodshed Funders California Foodshed Funders seeks to shift food production from being an extractive industry to one that rebuilds healthy agricultural ecosystems. In addition, California Foodshed Funders supports the shift to organic farming. Currently, only 2.6% of California’s more than 77,000 farms are organic. An increase in the number of organic farms would mean […]

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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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