Fires have been blazing across Sonoma County, California, devastating homes and businesses in their unrelenting path. Elsewhere in the nation, we see news reports about the damage and sympathize with the homeowners and business owners who fled for their lives, suffered injuries, and lost their worldly possessions.
The affinity group Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees is playing an important coordinating role [on DACA], as it did in organizing philanthropy's response to Trump's travel ban. GCIR has...
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.
Twenty-six members of GCIR's Delivering on the Dream collaborative have signed onto this statement in support of DACA.
GCIR's statement on the events in Charlottesville and the rise of white nationalist and supremacist groups nationally.
More than 1 in 3 Californians was born in another country, and the state’s workforce system is moving to address systems-alignment and coordination issues to improve services to immigrants and English Language Learners. On May 1, the California Workforce Development Board and the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency announced the award of five grants to local workforce boards to support pilot “Workforce Navigator” programs over the next 18 months.
In California, fear has gripped immigrant communities as federal authorities—newly empowered by the Trump administration—step up arrests and deportations. ... Foundations are also stepping forward to support immigrants.
Florida has one of the hottest economies in the nation—and immigrants and refugees are big players in the state’s success. Cities and towns across the Sunshine State have benefitted from newcomers’ outsized role in starting businesses.