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2015: By The Numbers

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In Endowment

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Kevin Barnard President, The Escondido
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Working Together to Grow a Vibrant Region

Since 1975, The San Diego Foundation has been helping passionate, socially minded citizens find ways to create positive impacts in communities across the San Diego region. Through more than 1,900 funds we manage, our donors have generously given over $900 million to support nonprofit organizations that provide assistance and opportunity to people throughout our community. Our donors and funds all share a common purpose: to make the San Diego region a better place to be WELL (Work, Enjoy, Live & Learn) today and in the future.

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Dr. Charis Kubrin

Race: Are We So Different?

UC Irvine professor of Criminology, Law & Society and author of Privileged Places: Race, Residence, and the Structure of Opportunity, Dr. Charis Kubrin discussed the strong linkage between race, place and privilege in San Diego.

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