In January 2019, I reflected on the extreme anti-immigrant policies that have come out of the White House over the past two years, the resulting human devastation, and the attacks that are expected to continue for the foreseeable future. I called on philanthropy to dream big and act with courage because we can only combat these injustices if we have a vision that surpasses the opposition’s in ambition and scope.
All of us at GCIR grieve for the lives lost in Christchurch, New Zealand, and stand in support of their families and Muslim communities across the world. We see you, we mourn with you, and our hearts are breaking along with yours.
A statement by multiple Chicago-based foundations denouncing the Trump administration's proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
The Boston Foundation issued a statement expressing their opposition to the proposed changes to the "public charge" rule.
In light of the intensifying attacks on immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers, I want to keep you—our members, funders, partners, and stakeholders—informed of our work on a more regular basis. This midway point in the year, coinciding with my return from sabbatical, provides a good opportunity to launch this quarterly update.
More than 200 philanthropic institutions from across the country have signed onto this joint GCIR statement in support of children and families seeking refuge in the United States.
GCIR Director of Programs Aryah Somers Landsberger shares recommendations for how funders can support immigrant children and families.
A group of leading California foundations issued this call to action on immigration to philanthropy.
More than 40 leading California foundations signed this statement in support of DACA following the program's cancellation.
GCIR's statement on the cancellation of DACA and a call to philanthropy to respond.