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23 Feb 2021

California Immigrant Initiative 2021 Quarter I Meeting

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 -
10:00 am to 11:30 am

The first quarterly meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII). 


17 Feb 2021

DOTD 2021 Quarter I Meeting

Wednesday, February 17, 2021 -
10:00 am to 11:30 am
Video Conference

The first quarterly meeting of GCIR's Delivering on the Dream (DOTD) network.

08 Dec 2020

A New Chapter in the Fight for Immigrant Justice

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 -
11:00 am to 12:15 pm
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Join GCIR and leading organizations for a discussion on the key immigration priorities, strategies, and needs heading into 2021 and how philanthropy can build on investments in recent years to promote success in the first 100 days of the Biden administration and beyond. GCIR’s recommendations for philanthropy will also be released during the program.

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23 Apr 2020

Preparing for the DACA Decision: What Can Philanthropy Do?

Thursday, April 23, 2020 -
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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A Supreme Court decision, anticipated between now and the end of June, will determine the fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. While pollsters report that 84% of Americans support DACA across the political spectrum, there is deep concern that repeated blows to our immigration system has desensitized us all to the impact of these decisions. The end of DACA, which advocates are bracing for, will have devastating ripple effects across our communities nationwide, as a legislative solution such as a DREAM Act has yet to be realized.

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.

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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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.

17 May 2018

Family Separation Policies and Access to Justice in Detention Systems

Thursday, May 17, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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This policy call considered the administration’s efforts to deny access to justice to immigrants in detention and a recent surprising policy reversal, as well as the long-term view of how denial of access to justice can impact conditions of confinement for immigrants separated from their children and families.


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