Join GCIR and Hispanics in Philanthropy (HIP) to learn about what groups on the ground have been doing to support and empower people who are on the move and receive recommendations on how funders can deploy resources to strengthen the migrant justice infrastructure in the region.
We at GCIR are heartbroken about the devastating crises unfolding in Afghanistan and Haiti. Our country can rise to our highest ideals by providing protection to those who most desperately need it and welcoming them into our communities. Read our statement with recommendations for philanthropy.
The Census Bureau has proposed the addition of a Citizenship Status Question to the 2020 Census and indicated that data will be included in the transfer of census counts to states for the purposes of redistricting. During this webinar funders will learn how census data is used in congressional, state and local redistricting, and the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court case Evenwel v. Abbott; how efforts to draw out non-citizens or non-voters undermines one person, one vote, and the foundation of our democracy; and what needs to be done to ensure communities are represented.
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.
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.
Join GCIR as we partner with Philanthropy Northwest to co-host a webinar featuring individuals and organizations who are advancing worker enfranchisement and empowerment and are at the forefront of this movement for farmworker justice.
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).
Join GCIR in a dialogue with leaders who operate in both the traditional refugee resettlement space and who can share perspectives on the new community sponsorship program. Learn how philanthropy can better mobilize resources to protect those seeking safety and refuge in the United States.