Philanthropy can also support messaging and communications strategies that shift public perceptions about asylum and drive welcoming narratives. The recommendations highlighted below reflect core values of dignity, justice and belonging, as well as ongoing conversations with a broad range of community-based organizations in Mexico and the U.S, nationally and locally. There is a deep sense of urgency in the NGO community to be prepared.
Thank you for joining the first Legal Service Working Group meeting of 2020.
Find all program materials for GCIR's webinar, "Buildng an Immigrant Legal Services Infrastructure for California's Future" here, including recording and ppt.
Find all program related materials from our QI LSWG Meeting here, including recording.
California has moved proactively to support immigrant families in response to restrictive federal immigration and safety net policies, but policies like the new “public charge” rule still pose risks, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new rule significantly expands the criteria for determining whether applicants for permanent residency, or green cards, may be denied based on past or potential use of government benefit programs.
Thank you to everyone who was able to join us at the CIII retreat.
Thank you for everyone who attended the Bay Area Funders' Regional meeting.