The Arizona Undocumented Workers Relief Fund has been established by more than 20 community groups and leaders to raise funds for undocumented working families who support our economy, industries, and communities every day, but who are not eligible to receive unemployment benefits or most of the federal disaster relief funds.
The MN Immigrant Families Fund is a grassroots fundraising effort to support immigrant families who don’t qualify for local, state or federal support, and for those who, because of COVID-19, may be pushed even deeper into the shadows with little or few resources available to meet their immediate needs.
Make the Road New York's COVID-19 Emergency Response Fund will provide direct support to our most vulnerable workers and low-income immigrant families, and to organize to ensure they are not left out of government solutions.
The stimulus legislation will not extend a helping hand to hard-working immigrant families who do not qualify for federal assistance, even in the midst of a pandemic. If you have reliable income and can afford it, your pledge and eventual donation will be directed to Bridges Academy, an Oakland public school, that serves a largely immigrant population where 80% of students are English language learners.
As part of the $2 trillion COVID-19 relief package, many families will receive checks from the U.S. government. Cruelly, many of our neighbors will be left out of this critically important relief simply because of their immigration status.
During this global health crisis, undocumented and immigrant communities are particularly at risk. In times of need, undocumented families don't have access to basic necessities like health insurance, paid sick leave, and unemployment.
As we face one of the worst pandemics of our lifetimes, we know that our best chance of weathering the storm is to pool our resources and help the people in our communities that need it most. APEN is organizing a COVID-19 Emergency Community Stabilization Fund to make sure that the working class Asian immigrants and refugees in our communities have what they need to stay home and stay healthy during this pandemic.
The spread of coronavirus is affecting everyone we know here in Tucson. But our friends and neighbors who have been hit the hardest - those who are here without legal status - face the steepest obstacles to getting the support they need.