Links to Resources

  • Guide to Wellbeing Apps

  • Shoes that Fit 

  • Pomona Chamber of Commerce 

  • CompassionatePomona.org

  • Pomona City

  • Uncommon Good

  • SMALL BUSINESS RELIEF PROGRAMS

    • CA Small Business COVID-19 Relief Grant – Link

    • Found/LA Business Recovery Fund – Link

    • PPE United (Free 30-Day Supply) - Link

  • NEW – COMMUNITY MEETING FOR PHILADELPHIA/WASHINGTON PARK

    • On Sat, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m., share your ideas via Zoom to help share the future of Pomona’s parks through a grant opportunity. See attached flyer.

  • SURVEYS – COMMUNITY & PARK NEEDS IN POMONA

    • 2021-22 Annual Action Plan Survey - Citywide (click here)

    • This annual survey, which includes virtual Community Meetings, is open through Jan. 30, 2021.

People looking to get more involved in their community and 

organizations looking to meet their needs through community engagement.

Would you like to be more involved in your community?

Are you looking to make a positive difference? 

Our Center has put together a list of great things to be involved in!

 

 

 

If you have any good suggestions, please feel free to email us. 

 

Wellness Tip: As we near the end of the year I’m sure many of us are reflecting on all that 2020 brought us. Here are some reflection resources: 2020 Year In Review: 50 Powerful Questions To Help You ReflectThe 6 Best Guided Meditations of 2020, and Affirmations for the New Year 2021.

Please review the updates and resources below. Also, check out the criminal justice in context site that Joe Maizlish pulls together to track important Board actions.

 

Community & County Resources, Actions and Events:

 

Potential Funding and Employment Opportunities for Organizations and Individuals:

  • Via Care PrEP Navigator Employment Opportunity (attached)

  • Ascent Hiring for 1-2 Community Health Workers (attached)

  • Essie Justice Project:

  • Vera Institute of Justice:

    • Director of Innovation and Program Development: will help build the infrastructure that supports Vera’s idea creation, piloting, and development. They will be a key leader in our “impact pipeline” team. We’re looking for innovative, strategic builders and supporter of others builders. The ideal person will have experience supporting idea generation and growing programs.

    • Director of Criminal Legal System Research: working with Vera’s team of 50+ researchers to develop and support initiatives that address wide-ranging issues, including police over-reach, prosecutorial reform, access to education in prisons, mass incarceration, and zeroing out the incarceration of girls. The ideal candidate will have experience leading studies and mentoring researchers in academic, policy, or non-profit settings (see job posting here for further details).

    • Director of Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL): will lead a team of associates to develop and implement MEL tools that include the perspectives of those who are directly impacted by criminal legal and immigration systems. The Director of MEL will develop performance metrics, design evaluations, and provide rapid feedback as a tool for learning and program improvement. We are seeking someone with experience using MEL in applied policy settings, not necessarily related to immigration or criminal system reform (job posting here).

    • Director of Impact Strategy: working with research, advocacy and communications teams to develop strategies for shifting criminal legal and immigration systems toward greater equity and justice. The ideal candidate may currently be working on strategic planning, policy development, or program leadership in a non-profit, government, or consultancy setting (job posting here).

  • Hiring at Keck Medicine USC to fill 700 positions

  • Women’s Catalytic Fund: Initiatives that address gender-based inequity in California. (attached)

  • Unite-LA x Cornerstone OnDemand WorkforceReady 2021 Cohorts Interest Form: Workforce Readiness for young adults.

  • SOLA Impact, COVID-19 Retraining and Recovery (CORE) Fund Scholarship Application: It is of extreme importance that under the "Supporting Documents and Recommendations" Section in the "How Did You Hear About the CORE Scholarship" you type in Yetunde Price Resource Center. (Rolling Basis)

  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – Health Data for Action, Data Access Award: The purpose of the 2020 HD4A CFP is primarily to award data access at no cost from one of eight anticipated data providers to successful applicants. Most selected projects will not receive a financial award for personnel or other project-related costs. However, limited funding up to $100,000 per project is available for a small number of projects from principal investigators who have not previously received external research funding. (12/17)

  • 2021 Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities Applications: The Safe Routes to Parks Activating Communities program provides tailored technical assistance, along with a $12,500 award for seven nonprofit organizations to develop and initiate action plans to increase safe and equitable access to parks and green space in their communities. (12/18 by 11:59 pm)

  • Circle for Justice Innovations – Strategic Opportunities Support Rapid Response Fund: CJI’s SOS Rapid  Response Fund has always provided flexible and immediate funding to  organizations responding to changing political landscapes and working to  build collective power at critical junctures. (12/31)

  • Wells Fargo Philanthropic Services – The Goodwin Family Memorial Trust: The purpose of this program is to support the moral, physical, and intellectual development of  males under the age of 21 who live in California. Funding will support charitable organizations in the care, support, maintenance, benefit, and education of the target population. Projects will address education, health, and human services needs of the target population. Application deadlines in 2020 are December 31.  Please see the Wells Fargo information on the projectapplication, and frequently asked questions.   

  • Quality and Productivity Commission Grant Applications: Pilot projects that improve County services and/or enhance employee productivity. (1/8/21, attached)

  • BSCC Adult Reentry Grant Program Warm Handoff Reentry Services Cohort II (LOI 1/8/21)

  • Weingart Foundation, The John W. Mack Movement Building Fellows Program: The John W. Mack Movement Building Fellows program aims to strengthen and develop current and emerging movement leaders to lead social and racial justice work that results in a more just and equitable Southern California region. (1/11/21 at 5pm)

  • Durfee Foundation: 3 month Sabbatical program for Nonprofit ED/CEO. (1/13/21)

  • W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Racial Equity 2030: Launched on October 13, 2020, Racial Equity 2030 will award $90 million to fund bold solutions to drive an equitable future for children, families, and communities across the globe. Hosted by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the challenge will invite, build and scale ideas for transformative change in the social, economic, political and institutional systems that uphold inequities. (1/28/21)

  • COVID-19 Response Funds: Philanthropy CA has compiled a list of national, statewide, and regional response funds. The list is updated daily. 

 

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