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14
Apr

Say His Name: Daunte Wright

Say His Name: Daunte Wright On Sunday afternoon, 20-year-old Daunte Wright was shot dead by a police officer, just a few miles from the trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed George Floyd. George Floyd was an unarmed Black man who was accused of passing a bad $20 bill. Daunte Wright was pulled over for expired registration and

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6
Apr

East Bay Clinics Making Vaccines Accessible for Communities of Color

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating toll on the East Bay community and has hit communities of color hardest. The generations-long divestment in communities of color by the U.S. government shows up in the health conditions that make communities of color more likely to get seriously sick from COVID-19 and while having less access to medical care. There is

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1
Apr

Welcome New Staff, April 2021

Welcome New Staff, April 2021 The EBCF team is growing with four new hires in recent months. Our newest staff members come to EBCF with exceptional professional backgrounds and a wide variety of experience. We are thrilled to welcome Hannah, Joshua, Kaitlin and Son to the EBCF team.     Hannah Garcia (she/her) is a Senior Program Officer and co-leads

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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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19
Mar

Partner to Stop the Hate for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

Partner to Stop the Hate for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders   This past year has been deeply challenging and the events in Atlanta on Tuesday of this week in which eight people were murdered, including six Asian women, are a chilling example of our collective need for action. Atlanta reminds us to first acknowledge the victims of the shooting,

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9
Mar

The East Bay Community Foundation Announces Kaiser Partnership for COVID-19 African American Educational Outreach

Press Release  March 9, 2021 The East Bay Community Foundation Announces Kaiser Partnership for COVID-19 African American Educational Outreach  The goal is to fill information gaps and foster trust for COVID-19 vaccines and prevention among communities most affected by the pandemic OAKLAND, Calif. – The COVID-19 pandemic has been deeply challenging to all of us, but especially communities of color.

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11
Feb

A Call For Unity: Ending Violence In Asian American Communities

A Call For Unity: Ending Violence In Asian American Communities Philanthropic Statement of Support   We have recently witnessed several violent and hateful acts against Asian American people in the Bay Area and 2,808 documented anti-Asian hate incidents across the country. These vicious attacks are only the most recent and most visible examples of how Asian Americans have been targeted

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5
Feb

Welcome New Staff, February 2021

Welcome New Staff, February 2021 The EBCF team is growing with four new hires in recent months. Our newest staff members come to EBCF with exceptional professional backgrounds and a wide variety of experience. We are thrilled to welcome Elizabeth, Linda, Eric, and Ellie to the EBCF team.     Elizabeth Burger is the Finance Administrative Program Manager and works closely alongside the CFO on impact

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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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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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