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14
Sep

Moving at The Pace of Trust: How Covid-19 Could Be the Wake-Up Call to End Racism in Public Health

A Media Briefing By the East Bay Community Foundation, the Congressional Black Caucus Institute, and the National Minority Quality Forum Media Contact: Preeti Shekar [pshekar@eastbaycf.org; 510-219-4193] What: Virtual Media Briefing on our COVID-19 African American Partnership When: Sep 16th, 12.30 to 1.30 pm PT (currently tentative – timing to be confirmed) Where: Sign Up On Zoom Speakers: Board Members of

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7
Sep

Supporting Northern California Communities Affected by Wildfires

As anyone who lived in the East Bay and experienced the horrific days of October 1991 can attest, a wildfire is a terrifying and heartbreaking experience. The East Bay Hills fire left us utterly vulnerable to nature and nobody who experienced that event will ever forget it. As we are all painfully aware, drought and heat caused by climate change

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10
Aug

Welcoming Andrew Hattori, EBCF’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications

The East Bay Community Foundation is thrilled to announce that Andrew Hattori will join the organization as Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Andrew’s first day is August 17, 2021. Andrew brings 15 years of experience as a marketing and communications strategist, leader, and coach working at the intersection of public policy and social justice. As the Bay Area continues

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17
Jun

East Bay Community Foundation Receives $1 million grant from MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett to Support East Bay Artists

The East Bay Community Foundation announced today that it has received a $1 million grant from MacKenzie Scott and Dan Jewett to support the East Bay Fund for Artists, which provides funding to commission new works by artists in Alameda and Contra Costa counties. On June 15 MacKenzie Scott announced a wide range of grants to 286 organizations, including those

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28
Jan

James Head Announces that he will Step Down as President & CEO of East Bay Community Foundation in 2021

“The past year has been a wake-up call for so many of us. I have had to manage some treatable health issues that have reminded me to slow down, take some time, and find greater balance in my life. I am deeply grateful for the meaningful and transformative work we have done together here at East Bay Community Foundation throughout

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