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SVCF Philanthropy Now Podcast

Listen to SVCF Philanthropy Now podcast episodes free, on demand. As the largest community foundation in the world, SVCF engages donors and corporations from Silicon Valley, across the country and around the globe to make our region and world better for all. With our podcast series, we explore trends in the world of philanthropy, social impact initiatives in Silicon Valley and beyond, and how SVCF promotes innovative philanthropic solutions to challenging problems. Tune in, subscribe, and for more about SVCF, visit siliconvalleycf.org.
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Now displaying: February, 2018
Feb 28, 2018
The technology that surrounds our young kids may be relatively new, but it has quickly become ubiquitous. In this episode, Michelle Sioson Hyman, senior program officer for the Center for Early Learning at SVCF, compares local data with national trends reported by Lisa Guernsey, deputy director of the Education Policy Program and director of the Learning Technologies project at New America. The two share recommendations for actions that can help mitigate technological inequities among our children.  Read the full report: https://www.siliconvalleycf.org/sites/default/files/publications/cel-tech-report-2017.pdf
 

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Feb 14, 2018

Early childhood education is top of mind for California voters. Choose Children is SVCF’s initiative to inform and educate the 2018 candidates for California governor about the importance of prioritizing public investments in young children as part of their campaign platforms.

In this episode, Avo Makdessian, vice president and director of SVCF’s Center for Early Learning and Pete Weldy, the Center’s external relations officer, discuss the progress of the initiative so far and what it hopes to achieve in the coming months.

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Feb 2, 2018

What does philanthropy mean to us in 2018? Dr. Emmett Carson, President and CEO of SVCF discusses the state of philanthropy as we begin a new year, with a new tax plan. Learn how SVCF plans to continue to tackle the region's most challenging issues through public policy and grantmaking in 2018.

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