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03 Oct 2019

Fair Courts: The Threat to Judicial Independence in Polarized Times

Thursday, October 3, 2019 -
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Northern California Grantmakers
San Francisco OR Webinar

Judicial independence may be the most consequential — though least visible and discussed — long-term threat to a well-functioning American democracy. The partisan political climate in the U.S.

26 Sep 2019

A Threat to Health and Wellbeing: Public Charge's Expected Impact and How Philanthropy Can Respond

Thursday, September 26, 2019 -
10:00 am to 11:15 am
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On this webinar, funders will learn about responses to date to the final ‘public charge’ rule, ranging from local-level community education to state-level coordinated campaigns, to national litigation efforts.

15 May 2019

Federal Border Policy & What it Means for Our City’s Immigrants

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 -
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
The New York Community Trust
909 Third Avenue, Floor 22, New York, NY 10022

Discussions about border security often focus on the events taking place in states including Texas, Arizona, and California. But border enforcement also affects the lives of immigrants living and working in New York City.

21 Mar 2019

Asylum Under Attack: The Dismantling of the System and What Philanthropy Can Do

Thursday, March 21, 2019 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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This webinar will explore key highlights from an analysis commissioned by GCIR and the Four Freedoms Fund on challenges to the asylum system and opportunities for intervention.

18 Mar 2019

National Emergency Declaration: Implications for the Rule of Law and Our Democracy

Monday, March 18, 2019 -
9:00 am to 10:00 am
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The Funders' Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) and GCIR invite you to join us for a critical discussion on what is at stake when a president declares an emergency in these circumstances and the impact on democratic institutions.

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28 Jan 2019

Reflections from the Field: The Two Year Anniversary of the Muslim Ban

Monday, January 28, 2019 -
9:30 am to 11:00 am
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Join the Security & Rights Collaborative (SRC) to observe the two year anniversary of the first Muslim and refugee ban going into place: we will hear from field leaders who are working relentlessly to rescind the bans piece by piece.

06 Dec 2018

California Immigrant Integration Initiative 2018 Quarter IV Meeting

Thursday, December 6, 2018 -
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Multiple Locations
San Francisco - Los Angeles - Remote

CIII's fourth quarter meeting on how the elected officials and new iniatives ushered in by the recent midterm elections will impact the state’s immigration landscape.

27 Nov 2018

2018 Post-Election Briefing for Grantmakers

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 -
9:00 am to 5:30 pm
FHI 360
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009

 The results of this year’s midterm elections will have an enormous impact in shaping the political landscape for years to come. Join Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce (GIST) for interactive sessions on the outcomes of the 2018 midterm elections.

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15 Nov 2018

Immigration Policy after the Midterms: What Can Funders Expect?

Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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Immigration was front and center in the lead-up to the midterms, including contentious debates on birthright citizenship, the migrant caravan, and protections for asylum seekers. What will the election results mean for federal immigration policy?

30 Oct 2018

Informing the National Perspective on Immigration Reform

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Northern California Grantmakers
160 Spear St. Suite 360 94105 San Francisco, CA

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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18 Oct 2018

What Funders Need to Know About "Public Charge:" An Analysis of the Published Rule and How Funders Can Take Action

Thursday, October 18, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Join this webinar to learn more about the "public charge" rule, comments against the rule, and opportunities for funders to engage and mitigate the impacts of the proposal.

11 Oct 2018

Skills to Survive or Thrive? Shifting the Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners From Survival English to Integration Success

Thursday, October 11, 2018 -
12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Location Shared Upon Registration

This pre-publication briefing will explore the efforts of the Migration Policy Institute's (MPI) National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, their intersections with issues of concern to grant makers in the anti-poverty, economic mobility and immigration policy fields, and a discussion of actions that can be taken now.

06 Sep 2018

2018 Prosperity Summit Session: Advancing Race, Ethnic and Gender Equity Through the Tax Code - Tax Credits and Beyond

Thursday, September 6, 2018 -
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center
201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, Fort Washington, MD

This funder briefing will contextualize state and federal tax policy shifts, provide lessons learned from the field, and offer opportunities for peer-to-peer learning, collaboration, and action planning.

16 Aug 2018

A Humanitarian Crisis: The Harsh New Realities Facing Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Redwood Room
1000 North Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Over the past year-and-a-half, the systems and infrastructure that support and protect the most vulnerable immigrants have been gravely damaged. Please join the Southern California Grantmakers (SCG) to learn how these issues impact local communities in California, what leaders are doing to respond and opportunities for philanthropy to engage.

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27 Jun 2018

Where Are the Children? Family Separation Becomes U.S. Immigration Enforcement Policy

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
10:00 am to 11:30 am
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Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated more than 2,300 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge. Join us for 1.5-hour call to hear from a panel of experts on the current situation, explore the impact of these policies on families and children, and learn about GCIR’s recommendations on how philanthropy can respond.

21 Jun 2018

Report in Focus: Revving up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement and Pushback under Trump

Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
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In the first eight months of the Trump administration, arrests and deportations of immigrants rose 40 percent versus the year before. Yet it may not last. A new report from Migration Policy Institute finds it is “unlikely” the current level of removals will continue.

05 Jun 2018

Member Briefing: Innovative Programs for Immigrants and Refugees in Volatile Times

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Philanthropy Northwest
2101 4th Avenue, Suite 650, Seattle, WA 98121

New immigration policies and enforcement efforts are directly affecting the lives of immigrants and refugees in our own communities. In this member briefing, we will hear from frontline organizations working with and for those most impacted by changing immigration policies.


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