... thriller called “The Cobra Event” by Richard Preston, about a terrorist who releases a deadly virus in the United ... in Africa, and so he knew all sorts of scary things about how quickly lethal infectious diseases could spread. ... of millions more people worldwide. What was so alarming about these two works of fiction is how totally plausible ...
March 11, 2020
... Foundation . “Our Foundation believes that those of us with the resources have the obligation to step up and help ... up to support our undocumented friends and neighbors whose immigration status puts them in danger of hunger, ... to deploy nearly $80 million to build local capacity for immigration legal services, advocacy, and organizing. ...
May 11, 2020
... many countries. “Very few philanthropists are thinking about global health security or related issues,” said ... turn the tide on this outbreak and others, it has to be about massive government and multilateral intervention ... ... Coronavirus is Spreading. What is Philanthropy Doing About That? What Should it Do? ...
February 23, 2020
... at curtailing both authorized and unauthorized immigration; weakening protections for asylum seekers, ... Californians live in families whose members have different immigration statuses. Escalating anti-immigrant vitriol and ... Valley, the Central Coast, and San Diego and Imperial counties, among others. Unrelenting attacks on immigrants and ...
January 12, 2018
... and those living in close quarters. They are concerned about community health, and they are also concerned about the potential for working families to face economic ...
March 18, 2020
... Luther King, Jr., some may not have been aware that the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 was among the many ... reaches of our government. For the past two years, many of us in philanthropy have been in rapid response mode, standing ... and shift our individual and collective mindsets about how best to advance the rights and inclusion of ...
January 23, 2019
... As part of this expansive effort, I invite you to help us understand immigrant-related funding trends and ... associated with donor-advised funds—to learn more about the Hate Is Not Charitable Campaign and sign on; read about the anti-immigrant movement and the private money ...
June 5, 2019
... without health insurance, and living in constant fear of immigration enforcement. These challenges require a ... an additional $10 million challenge grant to help propel us toward our goal. While CIRF is focused on emergency ... government officials adapt this model for their states, counties, and cities. We are heartened to see the ...
May 27, 2020
... provided will be kept confidential. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any ...
June 5, 2020
The OC Community Resilience Fund is a collaborative response by the Orange County philanthropic community seeking to strengthen and support community-based organizations who serve vulnerable communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 20, 2020
... of the new public charge rule dwarfs that of any other immigration policy under this administration thus far. The ... for which they are eligible. Fearing the potential immigration consequences, many have preemptively disenrolled ... since the very first executive actions, recognizing that immigration issues are integral to all funding priorities. ...
September 10, 2019
... 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
... situation shook out. Quite a bit has now been written about how funders have responded—and are responding—to ... policy is no accident. Despite philanthropy’s wariness about appearing too political, funders have found it necessary under Trump to be more outspoken about their values. And while the Council of Foundations and ...
May 7, 2018
... You can think of them as the partners to all of the US-based orgs that are pre-screening and providing services ... public health officials and enforcement are concerned about the spread of the virus not only in the community but ... border, but it hasn't gone away..even if we aren't hearing about it in the same way. I know that there's a lot going ...
March 10, 2020
... are well. We are in personal triage mode with many of us trying to determine child care options given school ... them to fill out the census questionnaire. Details about the paid media program and how to participate can be ... groups received accounts with Thru-Text and information about how to hold a “distributed text bank”. ...
March 13, 2020
... the human connections that would, in normal times, sustain us and bolster our resilience. It is no surprise that we are ... no choice but to dig even deeper. Each and every one of us must act with urgency, courage, conviction, and hope. ... we will fight on. The future of our country depends on us. "Vote Like Your Country Depends On It" by Rick Obst ...
October 13, 2020
... to act now to ensure these organizations can not only help us through the crisis but also be in a position to rebuild ...
March 15, 2020
Changes in administration often lead to shifts in policy with real-world impact on funding for nonprofits. Under President Donald Trump, no sector has been harder hit than nonprofits that serve refugees and immigrants.
September 9, 2019
... so in that spirit, please do not hesitate to contact us if you see the need to make changes to your activities and ... the moment to become “a greater we” and “a larger us” is upon us and who are boldly and lovingly stepping into this space. ...
March 16, 2020
... dollars where they’re needed most, and today, they need us more than ever. Our Response: $1 Million and Counting ... those who were already struggling to make ends meet. Join us today so our grantees can continue serving as a stable ...
March 13, 2020