One month after a 7.2-magnitude earthquake killed over 2,200 Haitians and left 650,000 more in need of humanitarian assistance, the Biden administration is undertaking a mass expulsion of Haitians seeking safety in the United States. Under the guise of stopping the spread of Covid-19 through the Trump-era Title 42 policy, migrants are being sent back to a country reeling from overlapping crises and decades of political upheaval and natural disasters. Returning to Haiti is not a viable option for them.
Join GCIR and movement leaders in this webinar for an analysis of the root causes of migration for Black immigrants and refugees, how they are working to build power domestically and transnationally, and how funders can support this diverse community.
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.
Read the GCIR 2020 Annual Report to learn more about our efforts to galvanize philanthropy to address urgent humanitarian needs, respond to injustices, and advance immigrant rights and inclusion during a year unlike any other in living memory.
This guide provides an overview of the 2010 census and background information for foundations interested in supporting efforts to produce a more accurate count of California's population.
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar "Holding the Line: Defending Against Harmful Federal & State Policies" here, including the session recording and PowerPoint.
We find ourselves in a precarious moment for the right to seek asylum in the United States. While advocates continue to push for more inclusive and welcoming state and local policies for immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers, the fundamental right to seek safety in the U.S. continues to be at grave risk. Though last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision cleared the way for the Biden administration to rescind the inhumane Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as “Remain in Mexico,” an array of cruel and ineffective asylum and immigration policies still stand, foremost among them Title 42.
Resources from GCIR's 2022 National Convening plenary, "Moving Money and Power: Investing in Immigrant Leadership."
GCIR's groups provide forums for grantmakers, no matter their size, location, experience, or funding priorities, to gather and learn from one another, collaborate on strategy, and maximize their impact.
These funding recommendations focus on how funders can support refugees along their resettlement and integration journey in the United States.
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar "Strategies and Tactics for Moving Hearts and Minds" here, including the session recording and transcription of the meeting.
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.