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The Pet-Inclusive Scorecard: Is Your Property Pet-Inclusive?

The Pet-Inclusive Scorecard: Is Your Property Pet-Inclusive?

Video credit: Michelson Found Animals The Michelson Found Animals Foundation is part of the Michelson Philanthropies network of privately owned foundations. Found Animals believes pets and people belong together—no matter where they live. This is why they launched the...

Michelson 20MM Info Webinar: 2024 OER Spark Grants Funding Cycle

Michelson 20MM Info Webinar: 2024 OER Spark Grants Funding Cycle

Video credit: Michelson 20MM The Michelson 20MM Foundation, part of the Michelson Philanthropies network, works to widen access to educational opportunities by promoting programs and policies that advance the adoption of open educational resources (OER). To help...

Celebrating Spay and Neuter Awareness Month

Celebrating Spay and Neuter Awareness Month

Michelson Philanthropies is celebrating Spay and Neuter Awareness Month with the announcement of a new initiative from Michelson Found Animals. Over the last 15 years, Michelson Found Animals has contributed more than $10 million in funding to spay and neuter...

The Education Trust-West Shares Why Student Parent Data Matters

The Education Trust-West Shares Why Student Parent Data Matters

Video credit: Michelson 20MM On December 13th, Michelson 20MM hosted The State of Pregnant and Parenting Students webinar with guest panelists The Education Trust-West. In this series, Dr. Christopher Nellum (Executive Director, The Education Trust-West) and his team...

Homeboy Industries Implement Pathways from Prison to College

Homeboy Industries Implement Pathways from Prison to College

Video credit: Michelson 20MM In this webinar series, Michelson 20MM and Homeboy Industries discuss how Homeboy Industries is implementing California’s Best Practices: Pathways From Prison to College anti-recidivism strategies to support currently and formerly...

The 2023 Smart Justice Spark Grants Funding Cycle Webinar

The 2023 Smart Justice Spark Grants Funding Cycle Webinar

Video credit: Michelson 20MM Foundation In this informational webinar, Michelson 20MM Foundations' Ryan Erikson-Kulas and Kenia Miranda Verdugo review the 2023 Smart Justice Spark Grants funding cycle evaluation criteria. Proposal submissions will be held from...

Determined Voices Featured Spotlight: Lidieth Arevalo

Determined Voices Featured Spotlight: Lidieth Arevalo

Video credit: Find Your Ally | Click here for the English version. Lidieth Arevalo is a filmmaker and immigrant rights activist based in Long Beach, California. In this episode of Determined Voices, Lidieth shares her experience as an immigrant woman and the impact...

Forging Equitable Futures for Student Parents Statewide Summit 2023

Forging Equitable Futures for Student Parents Statewide Summit 2023

The Michelson 20MM Foundation hosted Forging Equitable Futures for Student Parents: A Statewide Summit. The two-day event was a transformative convening fueled by the groundswell in California in support of student parents’ success. Attendees included advocates,...

Find Your Ally ‘Determined Voices’ Series: Madeleine’s Story

Find Your Ally ‘Determined Voices’ Series: Madeleine’s Story

"It was at a community college that I learned about resources that supported AB 540 that made the classes so much more affordable for me. It was also at community college that I had the space to and time to explore the different majors and classes that I was...

EdSource Roundtable: Making College Textbooks More Affordable

EdSource Roundtable: Making College Textbooks More Affordable

  Textbooks can be a major financial burden for students, especially those struggling with tuition and living costs. But California is taking steps to address this issue. In 2023, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill requiring California's public universities to...