... can identify effective practice strategies and relevant resources that support health within the community.
This toolkit was designed to provide practical information and resources for pediatricians to address common matters related to immigrant ...
By Daranee Petsod, GCIR President
The Trump administration has launched its most ...
September 10, 2019
GCIR programs are open only to GCIR members; staff and trustees of grantmaking foundations; philanthropic ... and staff of philanthropic support organizations. Under GCIR policy, grantmaking must be the primary function of your organization in ...
September 26, 2019
This brief shares insights from in-depth interviews conducted in March 2019 with 25 adults in immigrant families who reported that they or a family member avoided participating in safety net programs.
An analysis of impact on immigrant hunger of the proposed public charge rule that was posted on the Department of Homeland Security’s website in late September.
This issue brief explains how the proposed DHS rule to re-make the "public charge" immigration provision would result in discouraging many eligible immigrants from accessing Medicaid and other federal public benefits for fear of negatively effecting their immigration status.
The public charge rule will lead to decreased participation in certain programs that will contribute to more uninsured individuals and negatively affect the health and financial stability of families and the growth and healthy development of their children.
It’s deeply concerning that the administration’s proposed expansion of the “public charge” rule targets the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the primary federal nutrition program that helps millions of low-income people and families put food on the table each month.
December 5, 2018
An analysis by the Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation of how the proposed "public charge" rule overhaul will impact immigrants' health coverage.
The proposed public charge rule is likely to discourage some immigrant families from seeking public health insurance coverage through Medicaid or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) for their children, the majority of whom are US citizens.
December 4, 2018
In this brief, Urban Institute uses data from the December 2018 Well-Being and Basic Needs Survey to provide the first systematic evidence on the extent of chilling effects among immigrant families before release of a final public charge rule.
... consequences will reverberate for many years to come.
GCIR strongly urges foundations, in crafting their responses, to consider both ... a strategy call with funders interested in committing resources to end the detention and separation of children and families. If you ...
July 10, 2019
... yet immigrant parents—many of whom lack the financial resources, local family support, or access to or awareness of public ... for this event is now closed.
Calls are open to GCIR members, other grantmaking institutions, philanthropic advisors, and ... (Participation is limited to organizations that share GCIR’s core values.)
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May 10, 2018
... support to children in the current policy environment.
GCIR’s June Monthly Immigration Policy Call will delve into the policy issues ...
Aryah Somers Landsberger , Director of Programs, GCIR (moderator)
Registration for this event is ...
June 15, 2017
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
... impacting immigrant children and families. Building off GCIR’s prior webinar, “ Trauma and Resilience: Supporting Immigrant ... for this event is now closed.
Our webinars are open to GCIR members, other grantmaking institutions, philanthropic advisors, and ...
October 24, 2017
This factsheet details the potential effects of proposed changes to the public charge rule on children in immigrant families.
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April 18, 2019
Monthly Immigration Policy Call
Join us at the next Bay Area Health Funders Group meeting for an in-depth working group conversation with your foundation colleagues about the strategies you are using to support immigrant communities and how we can leverage our efforts.
February 13, 2018