CA Policy Forum | From Marijuana to the Death Penalty: What Nonprofits & Philanthropy Need to Know About California's Ballot Propositions

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
10:30am - 11:30am PDT
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With 17 State propositions to vote on this November, the idea of studying them all is pretty daunting. So instead, you can listen to some of the smartest nonprofit policy folks in the state discuss the ones most relevant to nonprofits. If you’re only going to be part of one discussion this year on ballot propositions, this is the one to do.

We'll Explore

  • What does it signify that this is the group of propositions Californians are facing this year?
  • How will these propositions affect nonprofits and their constituencies?
  • Who is giving the $452 million that will be spent on campaigning for and against these propositions?
  • What are the nonprofit pros and cons on key propositions?
  • What can and might your nonprofit do legally to let voters know your positions on various propositions?


  • Melissa Breach, Executive Director, League of Women Voters of California and League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
  • Chris Hoene, Executive Director, California Budget and Policy Center
  • Nancy Berlin, Policy Director, California Association of Nonprofits (CalNonprofits)

Designed For

The California Policy Forum is a series of webinars presented in partnership by CalNonprofits, League of California Community Foundations, Northern California Grantmakers, San Diego Grantmakers, and Southern California Grantmakers. This program is open to the members of all three organizations.

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