... historical roots. In grantmaking, it shows up as concerns about organizational structure, capacity, financial management, qualifications ... groups, which naturally work at the intersection of race and immigration, are often told that they neither fit in the immigration portfolio ...
June 17, 2019
... organizations that serve them largely remain invisible in immigration policy discussions and for philanthropy. In honor of Black History ... are mobilizing their communities to educate policy makers about the serious implications of TPS termination and encouraging the passage ...
Despite the highly polarized nature of federal immigration policy debates, most agree that once immigrants are admitted to the ... to grant makers in the anti-poverty, economic mobility and immigration policy fields, and a discussion of actions that can be taken now to ...
October 11, 2018
June 18, 2020
Leaders from all quarters of our state and nation are standing up to racist and divisive rhetoric that seeks to divide America for political purposes. We stand with them.
July 25, 2019
... Medicaid, SNAP, or housing assistance in 2018 because of immigration concerns. The study highlights fear and confusion about the proposed public charge rule, a reliance on the media for information ...
... recovery efforts.
Black Alliance for Just Immigration , BLMP envisions a world where no one is forced to give up their ... with African Americans and black immigrants to discover more about race, our diverse identities, racism, migration and globalization.
Resource Portal, Video & Audio
... Irvine Foundation, bemoaned the "ugly" state of discourse about immigration issues in a blog post . "We look forward to working with those ...
July 31, 2019
Resources for DACA Advocacy
IMMIGRATION, AND COVID-19
Even as the coronavirus sickens Americans by ... important in this moment to help immigrants manage anxiety about both public health and personal safety.
Advocacy Efforts to ... the leader of an organization and you’re concerned about the pending DACA decision, please consider joining this statement, which ...
... in people’s lives. “more than 100,000 people in immigration detention;” “potentially closing off approximately $1.5 ... framing and the role of cultural strategies, and learn about some of the ways changemakers are using the present moment to move the ...
October 10, 2019
... an online community gathering when we will share details about the Supreme Court decision and how it will impact recipients. We will ... afforded by the DACA program. We urge Congress to pass immigration reform that will enable undocumented youth and their families to ...
June 18, 2020
... deploy resources needed to protect our democracy and bring about equity and justice for all.
— Team GCIR
Foundation Statements ... We must assert truth. We must force each other to be honest about the growing threats to our country.”
The Pittsburgh Foundation : ...
August 10, 2017
On June 18, 2020 the U.S. Supreme Court sided with DACA recipients ruling that the way in which the Trump administration rescinded the DACA program in 2017 was unlawful. The decision is a huge victory for immigrant communities and their allies who mobilized to protect the DACA program.
... All eligible individuals are encouraged to consult with an immigration attorney to apply for, or renew, their DACA immediately.
... Advocacy Clinic (WIRAC) at Yale Law School, the National Immigration Law Center (NILC), and lawyers at MRNY. The Supreme Court ...
June 18, 2020
Today, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While the decision was made on procedural grounds and not on the merits of the program, it nevertheless provides a reprieve for 650,000 immigrants and their families, including more than 250,000 U.S.-citizen children.
June 18, 2020
... 2017 DACA rescission memorandum, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has taken no public steps to restore DACA to the ...
July 13, 2020
... directing our own staff to work from home until we know more about the spread of this virus and testing strategies.
In addition to ... the following equity considerations we recommend thinking about at this time:
Coronavirus and Racial + Social Equity: ...
March 11, 2020
Justice. Belonging. Humanity. Courage. Solidarity.
Grounded in these values that drive our mission, GCIR condemns racism and racial terror. We condemn the racism and racial terror that have oppressed and brutalized African Americans for more than 400 years.
June 1, 2020
Marielena Hincapié, Executive Director, National Immigration Law Center
Angie Junck, Director, Human Rights Program, ...
Presentation, Video & Audio
A pledge from California philanthropic organizations:
The COVID–19 public health and economic crisis and the murders of Black Americans by police, have laid bare the deep inequities across our state. We need bold steps to ensure a future based on economic inclusion, racial equity, and compassionate humanity.
July 9, 2020