January 15, 2019
A federal judge in New York has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
May 7, 2018
Grant makers are gearing up early to counter Trump administration policies surrounding the 2020 census and raising concerns that the White House plans and a general rise in an anti-immigrant sentiment could distort the results of the crucial once-a-decade population count.
August 9, 2018
More than two years have passed, but the image is still fresh in the collective consciousness of the San Luis Obispo County agricultural community: The anger and threats that led to a destructive fire and then, ultimately, the abandonment of seven homes in Nipomo. They were nearly ready to house 112 foreign strawberry field workers on temporary visas—until someone decided put a match to it.
November 16, 2018
The 2020 Census will have far-reaching impacts on the future of our state, particularly for California’s low-income workers whose perspectives are often missing from the policies and institutions that shape our lives.
November 5, 2018
... the network of companies that currently profit from the US prison and detention system—what criminal justice experts call “the ...
May 15, 2019
Leaders of four of the nation’s most prominent philanthropies have committed $20 million in new money to a $43 million effort to ensure a complete and accurate tally in the 2020 census — and are publicly calling on their philanthropy peers to provide an additional $10 million for a total of $73 million.
June 27, 2019
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision in the argument to allow or remove the citizenship question from the 2020 Census.
June 27, 2019
“We applaud today’s decision to block the untested citizenship question from the 2020 Census. The decision affirms that the Supreme Court saw through the Trump administration’s deceitful attempts to weaponize the census..."
May 14, 2019
This blog post considers how the benefits of expanding CalEITC will be curtailed if it is not extended to immigrants.
May 18, 2019
... with mental health and behavioral challenges.
US government uses several clandestine shelters to detain immigrant children ...
January 8, 2019
... “We have absolute confidence in her ability to help us write a bold new chapter in the Fund’s history of collaborative work to ... and values the contributions of all people.”
About the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund
The Evelyn and Walter Haas, ...
May 7, 2018
... situation shook out. Quite a bit has now been written about how funders have responded—and are responding—to the developments of ... policy is no accident. Despite philanthropy’s wariness about appearing too political, funders have found it necessary under Trump to ...
June 13, 2018
More than 200 philanthropic institutions from across the country have ... own statistics. These parents are still languishing in immigration detention without information about the whereabouts of their ... protection. We urge our grantmaking colleagues to join us in speaking out, shifting the public discourse locally and nationally, ...
July 23, 2018
A recent visit to southwestern Minnesota by the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis president reaffirms what many economic experts already had determined, but the message bears repeating: Rural Minnesota needs immigrants to work and live here.
March 2, 2019
"In August of 2016, GCIR had only one question about the Forum’s Drupal-Salesforce platform: How soon can we launch? Chats with several members of the collaborative left us chomping at the bit. Make our time-consuming membership renewal process more ...
August 10, 2017
... deploy resources needed to protect our democracy and bring about equity and justice for all.
— Team GCIR
"....the veil that has allowed us to publicly deny the perniciousness of racism in this country has been ...
April 4, 2019
Though highly educated in their home countries, about 2 million people are unemployed or working far below their skill level in ...
June 3, 2019
... progressive goals.
"Big questions are being asked about what kind of country we will be,” Gerson said. “History tells us that forward motion on social issues in this country comes about through ...
May 29, 2019
... Project .
Interview with Timi Gerson:
KGC: Tell us about the Movement Investment Project and how it’s different from other ...
March 14, 2017
“There is a considerable lack of knowledge in our state about ..."
In Climate of Fear, California Funders Step Up for Immigrants ...