Member Briefing: Statewide Initiative to Transform the Juvenile Justice System

Sunday, November 13, 2016
11:30am - 1:00pm PST
San Diego Grantmakers
5060 Shoreham Pl., Ste. 350, San Diego, CA 92122
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San Diego County is represented in the applicant pool for $750,000 from Sierra Health Foundation: Center for Health Program Management (the Center) through its statewide Positive Youth Justice Initiative, co-funded by The California Endowment and The California Wellness Foundation and designed to transform juvenile justice into a more just, effective system that is aligned with the developmental needs of young people rather than outdated punitive models.
This briefing is an opportunity to learn more about this initiative and its implications for juvenile justice work in the San Diego region.

Join Us To

  • Discuss the four essential components of the Positive Youth Justice Initiative: investing in youth, treating trauma, wrap-around service delivery, and changing systems
  • Explore types of community leadership, grassroots organizing, and other advocates who represent underserved and inequitable communities targeted by this funding opportunity


  • Matt Cervantes, Associate Director, Health Programs, Sierra Health Foundation
  • Diane Littlefield, Vice President of Programs and Partnership, Sierra Health Foundation
  • Steve Eldred, Program Manager, The California Endowment

Designed For

This is a San Diego Grantmakers Member Briefing, designed for staff, trustees, and donors of philanthropic organizations, individual philanthropists, investors, and other invited guests as appropriate. All event registrations are reviewed to determine eligibility. We respectfully request that attendees refrain from engaging in fundraising and other development activities at all SDG events.

Agenda & Registration Details

  • Free for all staff, donors and trustees of SDG member organizations
  • $55 for non-member grantmakers

It is SDG's policy that event registration cancellations must be received in writing seven days prior to the event in order to be refunded.

Lunch will be served.

Please register by Tuesday, October 11.

Materials & Takeaways