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June 2019
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The logo for National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) which features their acronym in lower case letters on the right, their spelled out name below it, and three chart style bars on the left, in blue and gold, with a line running through them arcing downwards.
In this Q&A with NCRP, Daranee Petsod, president of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), urges funders to confront and overcome this implicit and explicit bias for greater impact.
May 2019
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The Chronicle of Philanthropy logo, which features those letters in black, with Philanthropy on a line alone, and the text "Philanthropy.com" below, with a line separating it. Posted alongside One Foundation CEO’s Plan to Respond to Today’s Outrages. What’s Yours?.
It is now official — too many of us in philanthropy have fallen for the okey-doke.
May 2019
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The United Philanthropy Forum logo, which features the first two letters of their name in black capital letters above 'Forum' in much larger blue letters, all to the right of a blue-green square, one quarter of which is in pieces.
Despite the vital importance of the census to philanthropy and all sectors of our society, the census continues to face serious challenges as we approach its public launch on April 1, 2020.
January 2019
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Why We Must Dream—and Dream Big (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Message from GCIR's Presdient)
It is time for us to dream again—and dream big. We cannot afford to focus solely on resisting our present reality at the expense of designing the future we wish for.
November 2018
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A New “Public Charge” Rule Affecting Immigrants Has Major Implications for Medicaid
The Trump administration recently published its long-anticipated proposed “public charge” rule, which carries enormous implications for Medicaid and immigrants enrolled in the program.
October 2018
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The U.S. Sends an Unwelcoming Signal to Refugees
By dramatically reducing the admission cap for the upcoming fiscal year, the Trump administration seems to be abandoning the country’s long-standing commitment to helping those fleeing war and persecution.
October 2018
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Jeff Sessions is pushing asylum officers to reject more migrants. Will they go along?
The Trump administration’s goal has been clear: It wants as few people as possible coming to the United States without papers. And if they do come, it wants to deport them as quickly as possible. That goal might finally be within their grasp.
October 2018
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Trump scare tactic: Keep immigrants from green cards if they receive welfare
The Trump administration announced a new, far-reaching regulation that appears clear-cut on paper: prevent immigrants from obtaining visas or green cards if they are likely to receive Medicaid, food stamps, housing benefits, or other government subsidies is only half the story. 
September 2018
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A commentary on the "proposed" public charge rule change and its impacts on a broad range of public benefits.
September 2018
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Trump's Huge Mistake on Refugees
The Trump administration is considering another extreme reduction in the number of refugees allowed into the United States.

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