Why 99% Doesn’t Equal “Complete and Accurate” (And What Congress Must Do To Fix the Problem)
2020 has been a year unlike any other in our lifetimes. The fourth consecutive year of escalating policy attacks on immigrants and many other marginalized communities.
GCIR President Marissa Tirona speaks with Lian Cheun, Executive Director of Khmer Girls in Action (KGA) in Long Beach, California, an organization working for gender, racial, and economic justice through community and power building efforts led by Southeast Asian young women.
Join GCIR and leaders from the field as they share their insights and expertise on how to support migrant workers.
Join GCIR and the RISE Together Fund for a discussion on the rise of white nationalism, research and strategies on responding to hate, and how funders can support BIPOC communities that are working to build solidarity across movements.
GCIR's statement on the events in Charlottesville and the rise of white nationalist and supremacist groups nationally.
Join Unbound, GCIR, Four Freedoms Fund and leaders from the field for a conversation on equitable approaches to dealing with the fallout when migration and climate change interact.
Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) for a special two-part series with experts from the field on understanding the challenges and opportunities along the southern border, with an emphasis on the role philanthropy can play at this critical stage.
Join GCIR for a discussion with researchers, funders, and census mobilizers to debrief the results of philanthropic investments during the 2020 census cycle and to explore steps that can be taken to preserve the infrastructure developed and knowledge gained in 2020 for the lead up to the 2030 census.
Soon after the U.S. government’s hasty and chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan last summer, the United States received over 80,000 Afghan evacuees, many of whom were at added risk due to their association with the U.S. government during the two-decade war. Ninety percent of these migrants entered the country on humanitarian parole (HP), which allows them to live and work in the U.S. for two years, but does not provide a path to permanent residency, leaving them in legal limbo. The Afghan Adjustment Act (AAA), would allow Afghans with humanitarian parole to apply for permanent legal status and would expand the categories of Afghans eligible for Special Immigrant Visas (SIVs).
COVID-19 lockdowns make it even more challenging to ensure hard-to-count populations are accurately represented in the 2020 Census.