Communitywide Planning

What Can Philanthropy Do? Coming Together for Children in Immigrant Families in a Changing Policy Landscape

Approximately 18 million children of immigrants live in the United States, comprising one quarter of the total child population and nearly 42 percent of all children of color. Children of immigrants face a unique combination of challenges: barriers related to their or their family members’ immigration status, policies and programs that fall short of addressing their needs, institutional racism, and xenophobia.

Immigrants and Refugees: Ten Profiles of Leadership

GCIR partnered with the Endowment for Health in New Hampshire, the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation, and the Norwin S. and Elizabeth N. Bean Foundation to produce this publication. The 16-page collection of stories sheds light on the varied backgrounds of newcomers to the state, the challenges they faced in their homelands, and the talents and skills they bring to their new communities.

Miami Workers Center

The Miami Workers Center is engaged at the grassroots level to empower low-income people of color and their communities to combat broader issues of racial and economic injustice.  Through communitywide planning and cross-cultural organizing, the center creates and strengthens community relationships to focus on creating change.

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