This powerpoint accompanied our September 18 webinar on the challenges facing immigrant and refugee communities after natural disasters.
Thank you for joining the first Legal Service Working Group meeting of 2020.
Join us for a webinar featuring a new report from The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation, Living in an Immigrant Family in America: How Fear and Toxic Stress Are Affecting Daily Life, Well-Being, and Health.
Philanthropy's response to COVID-19 has also started to emerge during the last two months, but remains piecemeal.
In the face of this unprecedented public health and economic crisis, we have redoubled our commitment to realizing our vision of a just and equitable society in which everyone thrives, no matter where they were born.
As we face one of the worst pandemics of our lifetimes, we know that our best chance of weathering the storm is to pool our resources and help the people in our communities that need it most. APEN is organizing a COVID-19 Emergency Community Stabilization Fund to make sure that the working class Asian immigrants and refugees in our communities have what they need to stay home and stay healthy during this pandemic.
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.
Foundations can demonstrate their values and support immigrants and their communities by joining the movement to divest and reinvest.
Now more than ever, grantmakers can’t afford a siloed approach to criminal justice reform. The divest/invest frame offers an immigrant justice lens to systemic problems and potential solutions to end the criminalization of immigrants, refugees and communities of color.
The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic is proving to be one of the worst economic recessions in American history, and the federal government has rightly taken preliminary steps to mitigate the harm for working-class Americans. As a result of the first three stimulus bills, some economic relief is on the horizon for the average American. Unfortunately, there has been relatively little done to provide relief to a critical yet often overlooked segment of the American labor force: undocumented immigrants
Read the GCIR 2018 Annual Report to learn more about GCIR's efforts to inform, connect, and catalyze philanthropy, focusing on the most urgent issues facing immigrant families and communities while looking ahead to developing a powerful affirmative vision to guide philanthropic leadership and investment for the next ten years.
Find an example of a sign-on letter to the Census Bureau below.
Find all program-related materials for national webinar, "Supporting Immigrants During the COVID-19 Crisis" here, including powerpont and recording.
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "What Next for DACA?" here, including recording and DACA Funding Recommendations.
A dedicated space for funders to deepen their knowledge, build relationships, facilitate peer learning, and identify funding strategies to address issues facing refugees and asylum seekers in the United States and across the globe.
The BeWell Funders group is dedicated space for funders to deepen their knowledge, build relationships, facilitate peer learning, and identify funding strategies to address issues holistic wellness, well-being, belonging, toxic stress, trauma, and resilience across the country.
The Marguerite Casey Foundation's recent grantmaking for the border crisis includes uplifting what the community raises as necessity, rather than what grantmakers believe is necessary.
The House today passed, on a bipartisan 363-40 vote, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to bolster the federal government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak and address the severe impacts of the coronavirus on Americans’ personal safety and financial security.
Hosted by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund will work with trusted lead partner organizations in the 10-county Bay Area region. The fund will provide operating grants to the organizations listed below, which have deep roots in the community. These lead organizations, in turn, will support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the middle of this pandemic, there is a lot of misinformation and fear being spread in regards to seeking medical assistance. If you feel sick, with symptoms of fever and dry cough, do not be afraid to seek medical assistance and call a doctor first.