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June 2019
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The California Endowment logo, which features their logo in bolded black, capital letters on the right, with a map marker in yellow on the left, with two street signs within the marker.
Last week, I penned a piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy regarding my concern that too many of our colleagues in philanthropy may be “sleepwalking” though a political and civic moment our nation finds itself currently in – and that perhaps our capacity to be outraged has been narcotized.
June 2019
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A small hill in silhouette at the bottom left of a sun setting. Posted to accompany GCIR Funder Surveys; Hate Is Not Charitable Campaign.
GCIR has embarked on a comprehensive and collective endeavor to examine existing grantmaking; analyze global, national, and state trends; and engage a wide range of stakeholders, including GCIR members, immigrant rights and service organizations, as well as allies in academia and the public sector.
May 2019
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Kristine Gawry Campbell interviews Timi Gerson, vice president and chief content officer at The National Committee of Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) and author of State of Foundation Funding for the Pro-Immigrant Movement.
May 2019
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The image shows Peak Insight Journal in white letters against a grey background, with the Peak triangular logo on the left of the text.
In April, the National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) launched the Movement Investment Project—a multi-year initiative to drive more resources to social movements by providing recommendations for grantmakers to improve their grantmaking and maximize their impact.
May 2019
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The California Budget & Policy Center logo, which features its name to the right of a circle in yellow, red, and blue-green, which is segmented into three parts like a pie chart by lines that look like an arrow pointing upwards. Posted with the blog post, Expanding the CalEITC Is an Effective Way to Invest in California’s Children, But Hundreds of Thousands of Children of Immigrants Won’t Benefit Unless Policymakers Act.
This blog post considers how the benefits of expanding CalEITC will be curtailed if it is not extended to immigrants.
March 2019
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No Regrets: GCIR's Long, Bumpy Journey to Launch - Michael Kavate
This blog post considers the challenges and lessons learned during GCIR's transition from an outdated database system to the Forum's Drupal-Salesforce platform.
March 2019
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As a Foundation, we believe in the values of equity and dignity. And we believe that all people should be treated with respect and have access to services and opportunities that allow them to thrive. Our work helps build strong, safe, and vibrant communities in California where all people are heard and can make their contribution to realizing the California dream.  
December 2018
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By targeting SNAP, the expanded “public charge” rule could worsen food insecurity
It’s deeply concerning that the administration’s proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule targets the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the primary federal nutrition program that helps millions of low-income people and families put food on the table each month.
December 2018
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Proposed public charge rule could erode health insurance coverage gains among citizen children with noncitizen parents
The proposed public charge rule is likely to discourage some immigrant families from seeking public health insurance coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for their children, the majority of whom are US citizens.  
November 2018
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Counting on the 2020 Census
The 2020 Census will have far-reaching impacts on the future of our state, particularly for California’s low-income workers whose perspectives are often missing from the policies and institutions that shape our lives.

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