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Safety Net Convening

  • Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, San Jose 1400 Parkmoor Ave, San Jose, CA 95126 United States (map)

Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County and the Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits will again bring together safety net agencies of San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties for a second special convening to discuss how to strengthen the work in emergency assistance and safety net services and broaden the understanding of regional issues that affect vulnerable and underserved populations. You are invited to join us on Thursday, November 8, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Sobrato Center for Nonprofits, San Jose.


  • Check-in & Lunch

  • Welcome & Overview

  • A Closer Look at Housing

  • How Are We Collaborating?

  • What More Can We Share?

Who Should Attend?

  • Members of Basic Needs & Safety Net Thrive Action Group (TAG)

  • Members of SVCN's Emergency Assistance Network (EAN)

  • Leaders and advocates of institutions across all sectors that provide the most basic necessities for life: housing and shelter; food; clothing; healthcare; welfare; unemployment benefits; emergency assistance.

Special Thank You To Silicon Valley Community Foundation


This special convening was made possible thanks to a Silicon Valley Community Foundation grant. It created an opportunity for Silicon Valley Council of Nonprofits (SVCN) and Thrive, The Alliance of Nonprofits for San Mateo County to work closely together to determine regional safety net needs, potential next steps, and policy avenues that may benefit both counties.

Next meeting

Wednesday, November 28, 9:00 am - 10:00 am, Redwood City.

Earlier Event: November 1
Nonprofit Career Summit & Job Fair
Later Event: November 8
Yan Can Cook for OSSMC