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02 Oct 2019

Counting Young Californians in the 2020 Census: What Messaging Research Tells Us

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 -
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
PDT
External Zoom Webinar
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_HONbYK0PQOCYyBJOkZknZA

The Children's Partnership, and Children Now are offering a webinar October 1 at noon, pacific time, on the messages that will persuade families to count their young children in the 2020 Census.

25 Sep 2019

Funder Briefing: Protecting the Right to Protest

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 -
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
PDT
External Registration Page

Joing Piper Fund's funder briefing to hear from leaders on the front lines in conversation about the challenges they are confronting nationwide, how they are building alliances to fight back and win, and how funders are supporting new networks and campaigns to defend and champion our right to protest.

20 Sep 2019

Census 2020 Everyone Counts!: Training for North Bay Philanthropic, Community & Business Leaders

Friday, September 20, 2019 -
12:00 pm to 2:30 pm
PDT
Napa Valley Community Foundation
In-Person Only

Please join Napa Valley Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the League of California Community Foundations for a luncheon training facilitated by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees on how North Bay philanthropy, nonprofits and businesses can engage in the 2020 Census.

18 Jul 2019

Humanizing Immigration: Policy Updates and Coordinated Responses at the California Border

Thursday, July 18, 2019 -
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
PDT
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

Join us for a conversation on unprecedented challenges presented by record breaking numbers of asylum-seeking families at the southern California border, and on-the-ground updates from leaders at the local, state, national levels.

11 Jun 2019

Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches

Tuesday, June 11, 2019 -
9:30 am to 10:30 am
PDT
Webinar
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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.

23 Jan 2019

FCI Briefing Series: Census 2020 Messaging Testing Results

Wednesday, January 23, 2019 -
10:00 am to 11:00 am
PST
Webinar
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A briefing series on census messaging results organized by the Funders Census Initiative in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.

16 Jan 2019

FCI Briefing Series: Census 2020 Messaging Testing Results

Wednesday, January 16, 2019 -
10:00 am to 11:00 am
PST
Webinar
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A briefing series on census messaging results organized by the Funders Census Initiative in partnership with the Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup.

27 Nov 2018

2018 Post-Election Briefing for Grantmakers

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 -
9:00 am to 5:30 pm
EST
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
PDT
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.

20 Sep 2018

Empowering Houston’s Immigrant Families: How to Make a Philanthropic Impact

Thursday, September 20, 2018 (All day) to Friday, September 21, 2018 (All day)
Multiple Locations
Houston, TX

This program pairing will provide funders with an opportunity to learn about the urgency of the current immigration context and its impact on Houston’s communities and immigrant families. Over the two days, funders will have the chance to engage and learn about the many challenges facing immigrants.

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12 Sep 2018

Detained and Removal Defense Learning Lab

Wednesday, September 12, 2018 -
9:30 am to 3:30 pm
PDT
Google Community Space "Workshop Space"
188 Embarcadero (enter on Steuart Street), San Francisco, CA 94105

Join this six-hour learning lab to learn about the journey of an immigrant in the United States’ immigration enforcement system, from apprehension and initial processing to detention and defense.

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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
PDT
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.

06 Sep 2018

Building Partnerships: Community Colleges & New Labor Market Intermediaries

Thursday, September 6, 2018 -
10:00 am to 11:00 am
PDT
Webinar
Webinar: Registration Closed.

How are immigrant-serving worker centers (often called “day laborer” centers) and community-based organizations partnering with community colleges to create skill-building opportunities for workers, including undocumented workers? Get a practical overview from experts during the webinar. 

16 Aug 2018

What’s Next for the Families Separated by U.S. Policy—and How Are Those Policies Evolving?

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
PDT
Webinar
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This webinar will delve deeper into how this crisis is developing for families and explore what is next—and how philanthropy can continue to play a critical role in the response to support families. Our panel of experts will report on how the administration’s policy is evolving, and what we might expect in the coming months.

16 Aug 2018

Want to Get the Most From Your GCIR Membership? Learn About Our Benefits

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
10:00 am to 11:00 am
PDT
Webinar
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Are you a new GCIR member? Or simply want to learn about everything GCIR can offer your institution? Join us for our inaugural 'New Member' orientation webinar to learn about all the ways you can plug into GCIR’s dynamic funder networks, the vast array of resources on GCIR’s website, and how to set up a one-on-one consultation with GCIR staff.

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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
PDT
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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15 Aug 2018

Erasing Representation: The Implications of the Census Citizenship Question on Reapportionment & Redistricting

Wednesday, August 15, 2018 -
9:00 am to 10:00 am
PDT
Webinar
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The Census Bureau has proposed the addition of a Citizenship Status Question to the 2020 Census and indicated that data will be included in the transfer of census counts to states for the purposes of redistricting. During this webinar funders will learn how census data is used in congressional, state and local redistricting, and the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court case Evenwel v. Abbott; how efforts to draw out non-citizens or non-voters undermines one person, one vote, and the foundation of our democracy; and what needs to be done to ensure communities are represented.

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