... our September 18 webinar on the challenges facing immigrant and refugee communities after natural disasters, including detailed analysis of those obstacles and recommendations for response by philanthropy. ...
April 1, 2019
GCIR Annual Report
... administration’s policies have sought to alter the face of our nation, dismantle our historical role as a beacon of hope and land of ... philanthropy, focusing on the most urgent issues facing immigrant families and communities while looking ahead to developing ...
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 ...
June 12, 2019
Description The second quarter meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII). More details ... and the option to download a calendar item. Meeting materials will be shared prior to the meeting. California ...
August 12, 2019
Dear Colleagues: Like many of you, we at GCIR are reeling from the events of this past week, from the ... grantmaking: If you have organizations working on immigrant-related issues in your portfolio, build in rapid-response funding ... Families First , Southeastern Council of Foundations Black Mississipians Response Statement to the ICE Raids , Black with No Chaser ...
August 10, 2017
... As an organization working to advance the inclusion of immigrants and refugees, we condemn the hatred and violence perpetrated in ... D. Carson, President & CEO "Coming to terms with this history—and redressing centuries of injustice—will require all of us to ...
What Funders Need to Know About "Public Charge:" An Analysis of the Published Rule and How Funders Can Take Action
... change to our nation’s immigration policy in decades. Immigrant families who use any type of public benefits, from medical care to food assistance to housing support, ...
April 20, 2017
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Description More people than any other time in history have been forced from their homes. Violence and persecution in Syria, ... displaced 65 million people around the globe. More than half of recognized refugees are children. The most recently announced U.S. policies ...
Group Materials, Program Materials
Materials: Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How Grantmakers Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants
Find the recording of the webinar, " Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young ... Can Capitalize on Federal Workforce Policies to Invest in Immigrants " here. This e-learning session was a quick overview of the ... DREAM Act/DACA youth, and Temporary Protected Status. Materials: Creating Opportunities for Opportunity Youth and Young Adults: How ...
April 4, 2019
This edition of the Business of Giving features Jina Krause-Vilmar, CEO of Upwardly Global. ... refugees, people who have been granted asylum, and special immigrant visa holders into the U.S. work force. Though highly educated in ... to employers who may be seeking to improve their diversity, equity, and inclusion profile. The organization has helped more than ...
September 6, 2018
How are immigrant-serving worker centers (often called “day laborer” centers) and community-based organizations partnering with community colleges to create ... college advocate Darlene Miller, Executive Director of the National Council for Workforce Education, who served as lead technical ...
Community-based canvassing to improve the U.S. Census Bureau’s Master Address File: California’s experience in LUCA 2018
... to improve the census address list in California as part of the LUCA (Local Update of Census Addresses) phase of the decennial census. Local government and community-based organizations partnered to conduct in-field address canvassing ...
June 5, 2017
Program Partners Baptist Health Foundation of San Antonio Harold Simmons Foundation Houston Endowment ... policies, and provide context for current realities facing immigrant and refugee children and families across the state. There will be ...
November 6, 2017
... The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community will enter 2018 with significant growth in their engagement in ... continuing a strong trend in increased turnout, and a record of seventeen AAPI Members of Congress now serving in office. Despite this ...
September 20, 2019
Description Please join Napa Valley Community Foundation, Silicon Valley Community Foundation and the League of California Community Foundations for a luncheon training facilitated by ... North Bay philanthropy, nonprofits and businesses can engage in the 2020 Census. Getting the census count right is critical to making sure ...
Immigration was front and center in the lead-up to the midterms, including contentious debates on birthright ... for federal immigration policy? Find all program-related materials for the webinar, " Immigration Policy After the Midterms: What Can ... Expect? " here, including presentation and recording. Materials: Immigration Policy After the Midterms: What Can Funders Expect? ...
... 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 ...