Immigrant Workers

June 2019
Program
Webinar
A group of students listen intently to a lecture on soil conservation. Posted to accompany GCIR's webinar, Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches.
This webinar will consider models of improving immigrant access to, and experience of the U.S. labor market, advocacy strategies for expanding workforce protections, and how philanthropy can apply these lessons.
May 2019
Resource
Toolkit
Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition's logo, which features their name on the right with a red, yellow, green, and black globe with white stars. Posted to accompany TIRRC's resource, Lessons from East Tennessee: A Toolkit for Organizations Responding to Mass Worksite Immigration Raids.
This guide is meant to serve as an emergency toolkit that advocates can reference to respond the moment ICE conducts a worksite raid in their community.
April 2019
News
Podcast
The log of The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Includes those words and Philanthropy.com. For the article Nonprofit Helps New Immigrants Find Good Jobs.
This edition of the Business of Giving features Jina Krause-Vilmar, CEO of Upwardly Global. The nonprofit helps integrate refugees, people who have been granted asylum, and special immigrant visa holders into the U.S. work force.
April 2019
Resource
Government Publication
Logo for the California Budget and Policy Center. Used in associated with their resource, Data Hits: California's Immigrants Make Significant Contributions to the State Economy; Poverty More Prevalent Among Children of Working Immigrant Families
Three new Data Hits from the Budget Center highlight the significant contributions that California's immigrants make to the state economy and that children of working immigrant families are far more likely to live in poverty than other children.
March 2019
Program
Webinar
GCIR IWLC Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants
In this e-learning session, you’ll get a quick overview of the current landscape in apprenticeship and work-based learning, including relevant federal policies such as WIOA, DACA, and TPS. 
March 2019
Resource
Group Materials, Program Materials
Materials: Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants 3.26.19
Find the recording of the webinar, "Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants" here.
February 2019
Resource
Report
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. 
January 2019
Resource
Factsheet
Workers with Temporary Protected Status in Key Industries and States
This fact sheet estimates the likely numbers of workers with TPS from El Salvador, Honduras, and Haiti, whose TPS status was terminated in 2018.
January 2019
Resource
Issue Brief
A policy brief that considers the benefits of launching partnerships between adult education organizations and Career and Technical Education (CTE) providers.
October 2018
Program
Partner Program
Join Northern California Grantmakers (NCG) to learn how the issue of immigration is being framed at a national level and to gain insight how California Grantmakers and funders are thinking about the short- and long-term strategies for moving immigrant rights and integration forward.

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