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.
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.
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.
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.
The third quarterly meeting of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The July monthly in-person meeting of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative.
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.
The June monthly conference call of the California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This webinar will share key findings from research commissioned by AFN and GCIR, and participants will have the opportunity to hear from experts from the field who will share lessons and best practices emerging from their work at this critical intersection.