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Kaci Patterson

Owner & Principal  
Social Good Solutions  
Los Angeles, CA


Kaci Patterson is the Founder and Chief Architect of Social Good Solutions, a boutique consulting firm working with philanthropic institutions, nonprofit organizations and public agencies to design and operationalize community-driven social change. She has pioneered racial justice, organizational resiliency and systems change initiatives like Families Improving Education and the Black Equity Collective in greater Los Angeles, served as one of the community co-designers of the California Black Freedom Fund and has marshaled over $27M to Black-led organizations in California since 2014. Kaci previously served as vice president for programs and administration for Families in Schools and assistant director for administration at the Center for Civic Education, where she served  networks of over 1,000 civil society leaders, public officials,  educators and nonprofit leaders. Kaci is a founding member of  Communities for Los Angeles Student Success and co-founded the BLACC  (Building Leaders and Cultivating Change) Fund, a giving circle at  Liberty Hill Foundation supporting grassroots social activism. Kaci has received honors from the California Community Foundation as an Unsung Hero of Los Angeles and was named Wally Marks Changemaker of the Year by the Liberty Hill Foundation. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Pepperdine University and Master of Business Administration from the University of LaVerne. Kaci is a Fellow of the inaugural class of the Civil Society Fellowship, A Partnership of ADL and The Aspen Institute, and a member of the Aspen Global Leadership Network.

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