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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
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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.

19 Jul 2018

What Funders Need to Know About Immigration Detention: A Primer on the U.S. System

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:15 pm
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Join this webinar to learn how the detention system works, who operates the facilities, what is known about the conditions, and how philanthropy is engaging in this area. The program will also include an update on family separation and detention.

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
PDT
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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.

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
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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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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
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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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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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18 Jan 2018

Monthly Immigration Policy Call: What Will the New Year Bring?

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
PST
Webinar
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Our nation has just completed an incomparable year. A wave of restrictionist policies, championed by some and unthinkable to others, have disrupted families and communities, schools and businesses across the nation. In the wake of these changes, what will the New Year hold?

28 Nov 2017

United for All Dreamers: Strategies for Supporting AAPI, Black, and LGBTQ DACA Immigrants

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 -
10:00 am to 11:30 am
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Join us on this webinar to learn from organizations working closely with the AAPI, Black Diaspora, and LGBTQ immigrant communities as well as from philanthropic leaders with national, state, and local funding strategies and insights for supporting DACAmented immigrants and their families.

16 Nov 2017

Temporary Protected Status: What Is at Stake for 320,000 Residents and their Families?

Thursday, November 16, 2017 -
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
PST
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For our November policy call, we will feature our topline policy updates followed by an in-depth discussion about TPS holders, the impact of current policies on TPS families, and what is on the horizon.

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