Advocacy

7
Jun

Donor Profile: Weylin Eng

Donor Profile: Weylin Eng A California Legacy Weylin Eng and his family’s California story begins over a hundred and fifty years ago and spans six generations in California from the Gold Rush days.  His family’s experiences embody the early California Chinese American experience: from Gold Rush mining camps, to victims of anti-Chinese sentiment which fueled the Chinese Exclusion Act of

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31
Mar

Donor Profile: Arnold Perkins

Donor Profile: Arnold Perkins Anybody who spends more than five minutes with Arnold Perkins invariably leaves with a smile on their face. Arnold has packed many lifetimes of experience into his 79 years and has been honored by organizations across the region for his leadership in public health, community organizing, and philanthropy. As a fund holder at the East Bay

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5
Feb

Donor Profile: Bibi Tiphane

Donor Profile: Bibi Tiphane Bibi Tiphane moved to Silicon Valley from Montreal in the early 1980s to become one of the early employees of a small Swiss/American tech firm. Bibi could scarcely have imagined that the firm, called Logitech, would become a wildly successful household name. Bibi (who uses non-binary pronouns) certainly wasn’t prepared for a financial windfall. “I’ve always

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19
Jun

Juneteenth 2020 – In Conversation with the Black Organizing Project

Juneteenth 2020 In Conversation with the Black Organizing Project With a vision to rebuild and transform the lives and spirits of those within the Black community, the Black Organizing Project (BOP), founded in 2009 by Jackie Byers, was created out of the need to provide safe Black spaces for Black people to address systemic racism within their communities. In celebration

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23
Dec

Donor Profile: The Oringers

Donor Profile: The Oringers   Giving – of time, of brainpower, of money – is in Jan and Howard Oringer’s DNA. The importance of community service and support was not something they were taught in a schoolbook or during a formal dinnertime lecture, but it was a value modeled by their parents and grandparents for as long as they can

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23
Dec

Grantee Profile: Safe Return Project

Grantee Profile: Safe Return Project     The Safe Return Project, a Richmond-based organization, is a grantee of The East Bay Community Foundation. Led by formerly incarcerated women, Safe Return Project addresses issues surrounding reentry and policy work meant to dismantle the criminal justice system. In an effort to uplift their work, the Foundation has been intentional about crafting authentic

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23
Dec

EBCF In The News: Asian Pacific America

EBCF In The News Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa     On October 15, 2019, our team appeared on the Bay Area news show, Asian Pacific America with Robert Handa – a weekly half hour show covering newsmakers, events, community accolades, and youth perspectives for regional Asian communities. For the segment, we addressed the importance of the upcoming Census for all communities,

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17
Oct

Climate Justice Series: New Voices are Rising for a Just, Livable Future!

Climate Justice Series New Voices are Rising for a Just, Livable Future! Around the world, we have seen a drastic increase in the number of extreme climate events and environmental disasters. Decades of environmental mismanagement already impact—and will continue to impact—communities everywhere, from polluted air and drinking water, to the fires burning through the Amazon Rainforest, extreme cold in the

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18
Sep

Climate Justice Series: Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

Climate Justice Series Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN) – What is a Just Transition? This month, millions of young people around the world will walk out of classes and hit the streets to demand bold action on climate, and a livable future. They understand that their future depends on the action we take today. The Asian Pacific Environmental Network (APEN)

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22
Aug

This is Our Home

This is Our Home   Who decides who belongs in a community? Who decides if you can call a place home? As immigrants ourselves, EBCF board member Hector Preciado and I know firsthand, the tragedy and odyssey that defines the immigration journey. I was born in El Salvador at the start of the civil war. I was not even two

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