We Count LA Campaign Makes a Final Push to Get Out the Census Count

September 2, 2020

With a September 30 deadline looming, a surge in grassroots outreach is more critical than ever to encourage census participation among LA County’s populations most vulnerable to an undercount. LA County was long designated at the “hardest-to-count” region in the nation, which has only been made more challenging with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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California’s Dual Challenge – Fire Season and COVID-19 Pandemic

August 26, 2020

By Jarrett Tomás Barrios, SVP of Strategic Community & Programmatic Initiatives As most Californians know well, wildfire season usually heats up in the fall. This year, it’s only August and California is already on fire. Since August 15, 650 new wildfires have been sparked across Northern Californa with a big assist from an unusual series […]

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Advisor Community Partners with CCF to Promote Recovery and Systemic Change

August 25, 2020

by William Strickland, J.D., C.S.P.G. The global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and the resulting social distancing restrictions imposed upon Los Angeles communities have been heartbreaking and disruptive for many Angelenos.  The devastating health and financial impact on the region’s most vulnerable residents will persist for the foreseeable future.  To address the immediate and emerging needs of […]

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A Summer of Learning for Our Most Vulnerable Students

August 14, 2020

In March 2020, K-12 schools in Los Angeles County had to quickly transition 70,000 teachers and 1.5 million students and their families to online platforms for distance learning.  This immediate disruption to traditional school operations exacerbated long-time gaps in educational opportunities and access along racial and socioeconomic lines for the County’s young people. As this […]

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Standing Together for a Just and Inclusive California

July 2, 2020

On behalf of philanthropic leaders and in solidarity with dozens of labor, community organizing, faith-based, policy, research, and academic leaders from across California, we stand together to urge the prioritization of critical issues—health, justice, workers, education and housing—as the state makes critical budget decisions. Supporting these basic needs for all Californians will require increasing resources.

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How the Anti-Abuse Rule of the CARES Act Changed Qualified Charitable Distributions – Part 2

June 22, 2020

By George Dulgeryan and Carí Jackson Lewis, CCF Senior Development Officers and William Strickland, CCF Planned Giving Officer Part One of our series analyzing the effect of the SECURE and CARES Acts on IRA holders entitled “How the CARES and SECURE Acts Changed Required Minimum Distributions (“RMD”)” addressed the raising of the RMD start age […]

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How the CARES and SECURE Acts Changed Required Minimum Distributions – Part 1

June 8, 2020

By George Dulgeryan and Carí Jackson Lewis, CCF Senior Development Officers and William Strickland, CCF Planned Giving Officer The Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (“SECURE”) Act was passed into law on December 20, 2019 as part of the Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020, P.L. 116-94, and it became effective on January 1, 2020. […]

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Coronavirus Happens, College Can’t Wait

May 26, 2020

The start of summer is usually a time to celebrate college graduations and academic achievements—but this year it’s different due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Why COVID-19 is a Social Justice Issue

May 15, 2020

By: Jai Phillips, Program Officer, Youth Development People are like gardens: they require the right seeds to be planted, watered and nurtured in order to grow, but if neglected, will never produce the full harvest of their potential. For decades, Black people have been starved of the investments, the systems of care and quality environments […]

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Take Five: Ellah Ronen, LA n Sync Program Officer

May 8, 2020

California Community Foundation (CCF) launched the COVID-19 LA County Response Fund to address the immediate and emerging needs of our region’s most vulnerable residents—from mitigation to eventual recovery. This fund will support community needs identified by our partners in health, housing, education and immigration. Our staff is partnering with community leaders to make grants and […]

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