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Convening of San Fernando Valley Nonprofits and Foundations

May 24, 2023 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Welcome by Miguel A. Santana, President and CEO, Weingart Foundation

Remarks by Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass (invited)

Panel of Experts on Fundraising and Philanthropic Trends: Digital and Justice/Equity

  • Sara Montrose – Weingart Foundation
  • Samona Caldwell – State Farm Insurance
  • Lydia Floyd – Hands4Hope LA

(Moderator: Thomas E. Backer, PhD – CSUN Valley Nonprofit Resources)

Panel of Experts on Workforce Development in a Time of Challenging Headwinds

  • Barry Gribbons, PhD – Los Angeles Valley College
  • Jermain Hampton – LA Economic Development Corporation
  • Jessica Ku Kim – LA County Department of Economic Opportunity

(Moderator: Marianne Haver Hill, Community Foundation of the Valleys)

A Continental Breakfast will be provided.  Cost is $25 per person (scholarships available upon request).

This special event is being done in partnership with United Chambers of Commerce of the San Fernando Valley Region and The Valley Economic Alliance. Our special thanks to California Community Foundation and other sponsors for their support.


May 24, 2023
8:30 am - 12:00 pm


Los Angeles Valley College
5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, California 91401
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