March 14, 2019
... Senior Attorney at National Immigration Law Center , for a look back at the past 25 years of federal and state immigration policy wins ... that followed informed a broader discussion of GCIR’s ten-year affirmative vision for the field. California ...
GCIR Annual Report
2017 dealt a relentless series of policy blows to virtually every vulnerable community in ... Arrivals (DACA) and many Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs. Cumulatively, these policy changes have devastated newcomers and ... to workplaces and houses of worship. In response, GCIR mounted an extraordinary effort to inform, connect, and catalyze ...
March 25, 2019
... . California Census 2020 Statewide Funders' Initiative 2019 Quarter I Meeting ...
GCIR Annual Report
... of policy debates. The United States Supreme Court issued a deadlocked decision in United States v. Texas, which halted the expansion of ... large. In this volatile immigration policy landscape, GCIR provided the thought leadership, technical assistance, educational ...
October 6, 2017
Who Are Our Guest Workers? Understanding Migrant Workers, Programs and Policies, and Protection Challenges in the Trump Era
Co-Organizers Funders for a Just Economy Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders ... change—renegotiating NAFTA, restructuring immigrant worker programs, and more. While nativist rhetoric paints foreign workers as stealing ... for this program is now closed. Calls are open to GCIR members, other grantmaking institutions, philanthropic advisors, and ...
July 13, 2018
... grantmaking strategies, and CIII priorities for the next 12 months. Presenters included representatives from the California Immigrant Policy Center , Freedom for Immigrants , DSS , and GCIR. The discussion highlighted several key recommendations for philanthropy: ...
... advantages of membership. Delivering on the Dream At a Glance 2019 ...
May 6, 2019
FCCP May First Monday Discussion - From Transaction to Transformation: Relational Organizing as a Winning Civic Engagement Strategy
... the Funders' Committee for Civic Participation (FCCP) for a discussion of relational organizing practice and power building strategy. ... are running highly cost-efficient civic engagement programs with high volumes of voter outreach, yet the communities they ...
April 19, 2018
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
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
Description A young mother who receives food through WIC. An ailing grandfather who gets ... a visa or permanent residency status due to accessing programs that support the health and well-being of their families. This policy ... their future in this country. This month’s edition of GCIR’s Monthly Immigration Policy Calls will provide an in-depth review ...
December 5, 2019
Description The fourth quarter meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII). More details coming ... California Immigrant Integration Initiative 2019 Quarter IV Meeting ...
September 12, 2019
Description The third quarter meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII). More details coming ... California Immigrant Integration Initiative 2019 Quarter III Meeting ...
June 12, 2019
Description The second quarter meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII). ... California Immigrant Integration Initiative 2019 Quarter II Meeting ...
... country. Many funders have broken new ground in taking a public stand against policies that inflict harm on families and communities, ... 2018. How to Submit : Submit comments directly via www.regulations.gov . You can submit your comment of any length as a PDF. Our ...
Funding Recommendations, Issue Brief
Creating a Safe Environment for Immigrant and Refugee Students, Families, and Communities: Actions for PreK-12 Schools and Higher Education
... struggling with how best to meet their mandate to provide a safe learning environment for all students. This resource presents ... emotionally, and academically. A special thanks to GCIR members and funders for their support in making this resource possible. ...
May 3, 2016
... Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) hosted our 2016 nation convening in Austin, Texas, May 3-5. ... Philanthropy, and the American Dream— reflected a desire to elevate the role and contributions of newcomers in strengthening ...
March 15, 2019
All of us at GCIR grieve for the lives lost in Christchurch, New Zealand, and stand in ... nationalism have become all too common in recent years, from a Sikh temple in Oak Creek in 2012, to a black church in Charleston in 2015, to a synagogue in Pittsburgh in 2018, to ...
January 16, 2019
... of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) elected to its board of directors Kalia Abiade , director of ... , president of the Woods Fund Chicago , was elected to a two-year term as co-chair of the board. She joins James Gore , senior ...
January 30, 2017
... of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) elected to its board of directors Evan Bacalao , program officer for ... for Unbound Philanthropy’s US Program, was elected to a two-year term as co-chair of the board, joining Betty Balli Torres , who ...
July 5, 2016
... of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR). After serving out a seven-month term, Ms. Hou will be eligible for re-election beginning January ...