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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
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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
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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
PDT
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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
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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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