African Americans

Justice. Belonging. Humanity. Courage. Solidarity.  Grounded in these values that drive our mission, GCIR condemns racism and racial terror. We condemn the racism and racial terror that have oppressed and brutalized African Americans for more than 400 years.
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June 2020
Statement
News
The coronavirus pandemic has reached the processing plants where workers typically stand elbow-to-elbow to do the low-wage work of cutting, deboning and packing the chicken and beef that Americans savor. Some plants have offered financial incentives to keep them on the job, but the virus’s swift spread is causing illness and forcing plants to close.
April 2020
News Article
News
The International Rescue Committee (IRC), like social service organizations across the U.S., has had to rapidly adapt to an unprecedented model of service delivery at a time when America’s most vulnerable families are being profoundly impacted by the dual impact of a public health crisis and an economic shut down.
April 2020
Report
Resource
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.  
March 2019
Blog Post
News
In honor of Black History Month, this month’s policy call will celebrate the diversity and strength of the black immigrant community in the U.S., as well as delve deeper into the experience of black immigrants, refugees, and asylumseekers.
February 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Black History Month: Diversity and Strength of the Black Immigrant Community in the U.S.
Program
This resource summarizes a briefing that highlighted a wide range of issues impacting Black immigrants and ways that philanthropy can address these issues.
African girl turning in her chair at primary school. From GCIR's Black History Month: Diversity and Strength of the Black Immigrant Community in the U.S. webinar.
February 2019
Program Materials
Resource
This open access book describes the differences in US census coverage, also referred to as “differential undercount”, by showing which groups have the highest net undercounts and which groups have the greatest undercount differentials, and discusses why such undercounts occur.
Differential Undercounts in the U.S. Census Who is Missed?
January 2019
Analysis
Resource
This open access book describes the differences in US census coverage, also referred to as “differential undercount”, by showing which groups have the highest net undercounts and which groups have the greatest undercount differentials, and discusses why such undercounts occur.
January 2019
Analysis
Resource
This open access book describes the differences in US census coverage, also referred to as “differential undercount”, by showing which groups have the highest net undercounts and which groups have the greatest undercount differentials, and discusses why such undercounts occur.
January 2019
Book
Resource
A two-page factsheet on the impacts of the proposed "public charge" expansion on women of color.
September 2018
Factsheet
Resource

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