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... innovative approaches to asset building in native and immigrant communities and how funders can engage. Find all related materials for the webinar, "' Empowerment Economics’ – Innovations in ...
February 17, 2017
Building Partnerships for Change: Engaging and Leveraging Resources for Immigrant Financial Integration
For many of us, it would be inconceivable to go through life without a checking account, ... of mainstream financial products and services. One in three immigrant households does not have a checking account—and that rate increases ... to finance application fees. Mexican consulates, community development credit unions and financial institutions, and ...
... farmworkers. Using national data from the US Department of Labor’s National Agricultural Worker Survey (NAWS), we detail and examine differences in earnings among farmworkers based on certain characteristics identified in ...
October 25, 2018
Many immigrants have years of work experience. ‘Upskilling’ programs are helping them use that knowledge.
... from downtown Portland, Oregon. The 47-year-old was in a maritime welding program where he and 10 classmates were learning to ... That’s because Balcazar has more than a decade’s worth of welding experience. He learned the craft in 2007, while working for a ...
Evaluating Empowerment Economics: A Preliminary Framework for Assessing Innovations in Financial Capability
... ($117,000) is growing every year, while the median wealth of black and Latino households ($1700 and $2000, respectively) is declining. ... (AAPI) leaders and organizations. Each community has its own history and relationship with colonization, forced displacement, cultural ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
March 7, 2017
... Gonzalez and Michael Kavate, GCIR Florida has one of the hottest economies in the nation—and immigrants and refugees are ... investment, didn’t always think of himself as an “immigrant funder.” Yet, a closer look at his grants portfolio, showed support ...
July 23, 2018
... visit to southwestern Minnesota by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president reaffirms what many economic experts already had ... Neel Kashkari visited Worthington for two days this month, and as MPR News reported, he said immigrants are helping that southwest ...
... can serve customers not only in English, but in a wide range of other languages as well. In 2013 a record 305,000 U.S. companies reported ... survey data. Such work does not accurately reflect the rich diversity of today’s labor and consumer market.8 It also fails to provide ...
September 29, 2014
Immigrants in the country illegally can apply for professional licenses under a new ... all 40 licensing boards under the California Department of Consumer Affairs to consider applicants regardless of immigration status by ... bar despite lacking legal status. Denisse Rojas, who's applying to medical school, said the new law is a huge relief for students ...
Data Hits: California's Immigrants Make Significant Contributions to the State Economy; Poverty More Prevalent Among Children of Working Immigrant Families
... immigrants make to the state economy and that children of working immigrant families are far more likely to live in poverty than other children. ...
May 14, 2019
Expanding the CalEITC Is an Effective Way to Invest in California’s Children, But Hundreds of Thousands of Children of Immigrants Won’t Benefit Unless Policymakers Act
In the next few weeks, state policymakers will decide whether to expand California’s Earned Income Tax Credit (CalEITC) — a refundable state tax credit that boosts the incomes of families and individuals who earn little from their jobs. Governor ...
... racial wealth gap stretch back to the birth of this nation. History also shows us the great strength, resiliency, and creativity of communities who survived extreme ...
March 12, 2019
... Policy (IASP) Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) ... innovative approaches to asset building in native and immigrant communities and discuss what funders can do to improve economic ...
May 2, 2018
... and refugees are vital to shared community prosperity. Immigrant entrepreneurs start businesses that revive vacant storefronts, step ... employees retire, and are consumers for a wide range of industries. In order to contribute fully and achieve long-term economic ...
March 21, 2018
... as a catalyst for community revitalization and an engine of economic growth. While newcomers possess an entrepreneurial spirit, they ... and Regional Equity and the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration. Dr. Pastor will share key findings from research ...
May 8, 2019
... It is open to conference participants. In an era of intense political rhetoric around immigration, it is more important than ... by supporting economic well being and power building within immigrant and refugee communities. The panel, which includes GCIR's Kevin ...
June 11, 2019
... arrests, accelerated I-9 employer audits, and the resumption of Social Security Administration’s "No Match Letters" to employers, ... pushing back against harmful policies, it is important that immigrant inclusion strategies include a focus on immigrants’ ability to ...