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30 May 2018

Philanthropic Briefing: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Students and Families in a Changing Policy Environment

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 -
8:30 am to 12:00 pm
PDT
The California Endowment
Los Angeles & San Francisco

Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and our co-sponsors for a special funders’ briefing on efforts to support immigrant and refugee students in California through a collaboration between Californians Together, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and GCIR.

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17 May 2018

Family Separation Policies and Access to Justice in Detention Systems

Thursday, May 17, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
PDT
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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.

08 May 2018

Recovery for All? A Funder Conversation on Post-Disaster Workforce Challenges and Opportunities in Sonoma and Napa Counties

Tuesday, May 8, 2018 -
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
PDT
Napa Valley Community Foundation
3299 Claremont Way, Suite 2, Napa Valley, CA 94558

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.

02 May 2018

Asset Building and Immigrant Integration as a Path to Opportunity for All

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 -
1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
EDT
Associated Grant Makers
133 Federal St, Suite 802, Boston, MA 02110

This briefing will address how grantmakers can boost economic prosperity for low- and middle-income immigrants and refugees—and native-born residents alike—by reducing barriers to building wealth. 

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19 Apr 2018

A Guide to the New 'Public Charge' Rules: What is Public Charge and How Can Organizations and Funders Respond to Support Family and Child Well-Being

Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
PDT
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This month’s edition of GCIR’s Monthly Immigration Policy Calls will provide an in-depth review of this regulation, explore the meaning of ‘public charge,’ and highlight how a campaign,  “Protecting Immigrant Families, Advancing Our Future,” is uniting a cross-sector of key national, state, and local level organizations to protect and defend access to health care, nutrition programs, public services, and economic supports for immigrants and their families.

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10 Apr 2018

Social Justice in Disaster: Neighborhoods and Nonprofits Point the Way

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
PDT
Northern California Grantmakers
160 Spear St., Suite 360, San Francisco, CA 94105

Please join us to hear from local leaders and nonprofits from the Bayview neighborhood of San Francisco, Napa, and Sonoma discuss how they are helping their communities, and what they need to be effective in disaster.

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09 Apr 2018

Participate. Convene. Invest.: A Call to Action for the 2020 Census

Monday, April 9, 2018 -
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
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Join this webinar to learn about the current policy landscape on important census issues. Participants will hear directly from funders on how they’ve been engaging at the state and local level, and leave with concrete next action steps for census engagement at both the foundation and/or community levels

02 Apr 2018

Holding off the Hackers, Defending Our Democracy

Monday, April 2, 2018 -
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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During this discussion, leading experts and advocates will outline the critically necessary safeguards which state election administrators can implement to ensure that future elections are protected from sophisticated cyberattacks. Funders will learn about how to best support current and future nonpartisan efforts to safeguard the integrity of our democracy.

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29 Mar 2018

Emergency Briefing on Adding Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

Thursday, March 29, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
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On March 26, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced his decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 decennial census, in response to a request from the Department of Justice. To understand what happened, the implications of adding the question, and to begin a discussion about how to respond to the new question, join this emergency briefing for funders.

14 Mar 2018

Increasing Stability. Improving Child and Family Outcomes: Launching the Funders Roundtable

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 -
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
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Join the Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable (CYFFR) for their first webinar! We are delving into research on the importance of family stability for positive child outcomes.

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08 Mar 2018

Immigrant Families in America Today: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, and Health

Thursday, March 8, 2018 -
10:00 am to 11:30 am
PST
Webinar
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Join us for a webinar featuring a new report from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Living in an Immigrant Family in America: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, and Health.

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05 Mar 2018

March First Monday + Election Series Discussion: Rethinking Democracy Through Electoral Reform

Monday, March 5, 2018 -
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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With RCV already implemented in dozens of cities, and new reforms for RCV and Fair Representation being pushed at more local and state levels, this session will explore the current landscape of these reforms, highlight benefits seen from them, and show how funders have promoted and can continue to promote these.

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27 Feb 2018

United We Rise: Newcomers, Neighbors, and America's Next Generation

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 7:45 am PST to Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 2:30 pm PST
Millenium Biltmore Los Angeles
Los Angeles, California

Our 2018 convening was an opportunity to gather with local, state, and national foundations with diverse interests to discuss emerging challenges and opportunities for newcomers and receiving communities.

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13 Feb 2018

Policy Impacts on Immigrant Health | Bay Area Health Funders Group Meeting

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 -
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
PST
Northern California Grantmakers
160 Spear Street, Suite 360, San Francisco, CA 94105

Join us at the next Bay Area Health Funders Group meeting for an in-depth working group conversation with your foundation colleagues about the strategies you are using to support immigrant communities and how we can leverage our efforts.

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