Unaccompanied Children

The Marguerite Casey Foundation's recent grantmaking for the border crisis includes uplifting what the community raises as necessity, rather than what grantmakers believe is necessary.
Inside-Philanthropy-Logo: A Foundation Takes a Grassroots Approach to the Growing Border Crisis
August 2019
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Fueled by xenophobia, racism, and hate, the current administration has sought from day 1 to dismantle America’s historical role as a beacon of hope and a land of refuge.
GCIR logo, which shows the acronym in white letters in an orange circle with the name spelled out to the right.
July 2019
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Children from Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras are arriving at Mexico’s southern border fleeing high levels of violence, from gang violence to child abuse.
Kids in Need of Defense logo, which features their acronym in large letters above their spelled out name, in orange and blue. Posted to accompany their report, The Invisible Wall: Obstacles to Protection for Unaccompanied Migrant Children along Mexico’s Southern Border.
July 2019
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Last week, I penned a piece in the Chronicle of Philanthropy regarding my concern that too many of our colleagues in philanthropy may be “sleepwalking” though a political and civic moment our nation finds itself currently in – and that perhaps our capacity to be outraged has been narcotized.
The California Endowment logo, which features their logo in bolded black, capital letters on the right, with a map marker in yellow on the left, with two street signs within the marker.
June 2019
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This GCIR webinar will be a virtual roundtable of organizations working along the border and litigating the key issues arising for families seeking asylum.
May 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
First Responders at the Border: The Vital Role and Untapped Potential of a Reception System for Families and Asylum Seekers
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The federal government is relying on secret shelters to hold unaccompanied minors, in possible violation of the long-standing rules for the care of immigrant children.
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May 2019
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Find all program-related materials for April's Monthly Immigration Policy Call, "Through the Eyes of Children" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources.
Materials: Through the Eyes of Children
April 2019
Program Materials
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This fact sheet provides the most up-to-date estimates of unauthoirzed immigrants who are graduating from U.S. high schools, both for the United States overall and for top states.
April 2019
Factsheet
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This report explains the danger and the challenges that unaccompanied children currently face in Tijuana and other parts of the U.S.-Mexico border.
The Kids in Need of Defense logo, which spells out KIND in large blue letters, with a orange figure as the 'i' and the organization's full name below in orange. Posted in relation to their report, Blocked From Safety: Unaccompanied Children along the U.S.-Mexico Border.
April 2019
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Members of the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup will be presenting their findings from get-out-the-count messaging research they conducted to identify messages that resonate with hard-to-count communities. 
September 2018
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