Upwardly Global—a leading workforce development organization focused on connecting immigrants and refugees to skill-aligned employment—is teaming up with Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrant Refugees (GCIR)—the nation’s philanthropy-mobilizing organization focused on advancing immigrant and refugee justice—to address and dismantle systemic barriers that immigrant women of color face to economic security. The partnership is made possible due to a grant from Pivotal Ventures, and directly aligns with their goal of
advancing social progress for women and families in the United States.
April 26, 2022
... for Families Fund, also launched today. To learn more about the Fund, visit www.gcir.org/CADignityFund . Led by ... initiative. “California’s diversity makes us a more vibrant and resilient state, and we are a better ... to deploy nearly $80 million to build local capacity for immigration legal services, advocacy, and organizing. GCIR ...
May 14, 2021
... , Megan Thomas ( Catalyst of San Diego and Imperial Counties ), and Marissa Tirona ( GCIR ). So far, the Fund has ... to deploy nearly $80 million to build local capacity for immigration legal services, advocacy, and organizing. ...
October 6, 2021
... funding of a border wall. The challenges in front of us are great, and the climb towards equity, justice, and healing is steep. My commitment to you—and to us—is to face those challenges by building and sharing ...
January 29, 2021