Southern California’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Wednesday - February 8

The latest local LA/Riverside/Orange County/San Diego area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

Member Robinson has been busy, too. He participated in the @CAschoolsVEBA retreat, among other activities.

Time for board reports! Member Donnellon goes first. Among other things, she attended the SDCOE equity conference, which she calls "incredible" and thanks staff for putting together.

County Supt @PaulGothold is now sharing a legislative update. View the written version here:

Deputy Supt Mike Simonson shared a quarterly report of investment disclosures. If you're curious about the amounts and types of investments held by SDCOE, this is for you. View the written report here:

The board votes unanimously to approve the consent agenda items. You can view them, and the associated documents, here under 5a-h:

There are no public comments on non-agenda items, so the board moves to associations commentary. The president of SDCOE's CSEA chapter is up first, followed by the president of the San Diego County Association of Educators.

The presenter who was going to take the board through "Charter Petition Appeals Post-AB 1505: County & SBE Roles, and Impact of Recent Appeal Decisions" is ill, so the item will be heard next month.

The board is hearing an overview of the youth development and leadership opportunities offered through SDCOE. Sal Garcia is focusing on @SanDiegoFNL, a program that focuses on youth leadership and equipping young people to live healthy lives.

More than 2,000 high school students from across the county connected with reps from 30+ historically Black colleges and universities, as well as UC and Cal State schools, at the 6th annual San Diego Black College Expo last month. Read more:

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