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Blog Post
March 1, 2019

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.  

Blog Post
December 5, 2018
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.

Blog Post
December 4, 2018
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.  

News Article
November 20, 2018
Temporary shelter for migrant families opens in San Diego, organizers ask for help

The San Diego Rapid Response Network recently opened a shelter in response to the federal government’s decision to end a program that helped asylum-seeking families get to their final destinations in the U.S. after they crossed the border.

Commentary
October 3, 2018
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. 

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