Farm & Migrant Workers

The mission of the SJVHF COVID-19 Response Cluster is to ensure vulnerable families, individuals and the nonprofits serving them receive assistance for essential supplies, food, rent, utilities and other needs.
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March 2020
Response Fund
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The Workers Fund is a rapid response to the COVID-19 pandemic from The Workers Lab.
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March 2020
Response Fund
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Join us to learn about coordinated policy efforts across the states, a unique model for building farmworker power in Florida, and how advocates in Tennessee defeated anti-immigrant legislation.
December 2019
Webinar
“All Immigration is Local”: Philanthropy’s Role in State and Local Advocacy
Program
Please join Napa Valley Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the League of California Community Foundations for a luncheon training facilitated by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees on how North Bay philanthropy, nonprofits and businesses can engage in the 2020 Census.
September 2019
Regional Briefing
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Indigenous migrants have been neglected and made invisible by prevailing attitudes and practices in the U.S., including philanthropy. Grantmakers can do something about it.
Indigenous women strawberry pickers
June 2019
Issue Brief
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This report illustrates the paradox between immigrant contributions to our workforce and the structural barriers that shut out thousands of Californians from economic opportunity. The brief calls for policies to ensure investments in workforce development work to support every Californian, regardless of status, to provide for themselves and their families. 
February 2019
Report
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These reports are the first two of a planned six on the consequences of adding the citizenship question to Census 2020 and other barriers to a complete count.
San Joaquin Valley Census Research Project Reports
January 2019
Report
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This report analyzes DHS data to find that family separation has not deterred families from coming to the United States in the past.
Do Family Separation and Detention Deter Immigration?
July 2018
Report
Resource
This gathering will bring together local workforce and community leaders and funders to learn about post-fire workforce initiatives underway in the North Bay region.
May 2018
Regional Briefing
Recovery for All? A Funder Conversation on Post-Disaster Workforce Challenges and Opportunities in Sonoma and Napa Counties
Program
This webinar gave funders an overview of the issues facing guest workers and their families, current and proposed policies, and vulnerabilities workers face.
October 2017
Webinar
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