It took a bit of time, but foundation leaders—some of them, anyway—are now speaking out against the Trump administration’s executive orders banning refugees and immigrants from seven Muslim countries.
Joing Piper Fund's funder briefing to hear from leaders on the front lines in conversation about the challenges they are confronting nationwide, how they are building alliances to fight back and win, and how funders are supporting new networks and campaigns to defend and champion our right to protest.
The expansion of immigration enforcement personnel, expedited deportation with no access to immigration courts, reduced protections for unaccompanied children, decreased refugee admittance, and the upcoming revised travel ban are just some of the policies rapidly changing the lives of Southern Californians.
Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announced Friday he will use his emergency powers to create a $5 million forgivable loan program to help renters and small businesses affected by the economic fallout from the spread of COVID-19.
Unlike federal and state relief packages, families will be eligible for assistance regardless of their immigration or documentation status — offering a lifeline to thousands of people living in the city.
The stimulus legislation will not extend a helping hand to hard-working immigrant families who do not qualify for federal assistance, even in the midst of a pandemic. If you have reliable income and can afford it, your pledge and eventual donation will be directed to Bridges Academy, an Oakland public school, that serves a largely immigrant population where 80% of students are English language learners.
CBS News article outlining the Biden Administration's plans on immigration.
Join us for GCIR’s first southeast regional network meeting, where we will create space for funders in the region to connect, learn from one another, and map out opportunities for future collaboration.
With the success of GCIR’s Southeast Network pilot call in 2023, we are excited to formally establish an ongoing Community of Practice for national and place-based funders who fund in the Southeast U.S. region.
This one-page infographic summarizes the Delivering on the Dream network's impact, leverage, reach, and other metrics between its inception in 2013 and 2015.
Join us in a conversation with academic, government, nonprofit, and philanthropic leaders as we explore the history of immigration detention in America, analyze reforms at the local and federal level, discuss what solutions might look like under a federal administration unwelcoming of a pro-immigrant and justice reform agenda, and understand how philanthropy is playing a critical role in addressing the issue.
In this conversation we’ll hear from leaders at the forefront of efforts to build a more inclusive, healthier, safer and prosperous multi-racial democracy, as well as learn from foundations that have embraced movement-centered strategies.