Resources from GCIR's 2022 National Convening workshop, "Combating Abuses Against Foreign-born Workers."
... Refugees (GCIR) holds a commitment to the inherent value of every human being and a vision of the United States that offers hope and opportunity for all. In this affirmative vision, immigration legal services are a ...
... initiative and formed an internal working group to engage in intersectional and cross-movement analyses and develop an ... GCIR’s internal and external work. Comprised in 2023 of five staff members from different areas of the ... employing an intersectional analysis. We entered this process intentionally, with our first year focused on ...
November 9, 2023
The California Counts! Census Campaign detailed in this report provides a roadmap for how foundations and ... and reflections regarding funder collaboration and the role of affinity groups in catalyzing and supporting such ...
Find all program-related materials for the " Secondary Trauma Strategy Session " here.
... and Refugees: Milestones and highlights from 25 years of the wide range of efforts by GCIR, our members, and funding partners to ... 1990 and 2015 that have impacted immigrants and refugees in the U.S.--and across the globe--and contributed to a ...
... seeker communities, the transition to a new administration in 2021 will not automatically result in bold new immigration reform or even a comprehensive unwinding of the hundreds of policy attacks perpetrated by the current administration. ...
... we are standing together to make sure each and every one of us—native and newcomer—has resources to prevail ... for 10 years or more and are playing a really important role in society. For us, it was not a matter of ‘if’; it ... unemployment insurance as well as most state safety net programs. This fund is one step towards addressing structural ...
May 1, 2020
... year, GCIR released our 2023 Public Policy Agenda , a set of federal and state reforms that would advance immigrant ... coalitions leading the charge on these critical issues. In this learning session, we will dive into three top ... limiting access to asylum. Prison transfers: the practice of state and local prisons in California transferring ...
April 19, 2023
... materials for GCIR's strategy session "DACA in the Balance: Mobilizing to Protect Our Communities" here, ... PowerPoint, and other materials. Materials: DACA in the Balance: Mobilizing to Protect Our Communities ...
... Nonprofit organizers had a lot planned. They hoped that in-person events, including house parties, bus tours and ... are out, census organizers are scrambling, like many of us, to accommodate the shift to remote work. The stakes ... . The New Venture Fund plays a significant infrastructural role in the world of progressive 501(c)(3) funding. Triage ...
April 9, 2020
DESCRIPTION With wage inequality impacting the ability of women – particularly women of color – to receive fair compensation for their labor, ... the particular workforce complications that can arise in relation to immigration status – and the potential ...
March 29, 2023
DESCRIPTION From forest fires in Canada and Greece to massive floods in Vermont and ... the fact that climate disasters are an inevitable part of our future. It is estimated that over two billion people will be at risk of exposure to intense heat by the end of the century. Here ...
August 22, 2023
... a more ambitious solution to Congress, but the question of whether a pathway to citizenship for DACA holders can be ... remains an open one. What is clear is that hundreds of thousands of young adults will need information, legal ... there is a national service and organizing infrastructure in place to respond to new and expanded DACA opportunities. ...
March 3, 2021
... 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 ...
October 7, 2021
... Headshot - 750x1000px.jpg When you are a Black child in Africa, often the narrative is that our dreams are not ... and raised on the Continent and was exposed to a multitude of experiences ranging from extreme poverty to traveling to ... these experiences on a personal level led me to my first role in philanthropy, helping invest in solutions realizing ...
November 9, 2023
GCIR Board Feature
... There are more than four million Black immigrants residing in the United States, with the top nations of origin being Jamaica, Haiti, Nigeria, and Ethiopia. At least ten percent of all Black immigrants are Afro-Latinx, hailing from the ...
February 23, 2023
... to refugees and asylum seekers rooted not only in our collective humanity, but in our laws. The current ... with the Four Freedoms Fund to commission an analysis of challenges to the system and opportunities for ... or asylees would ensure that impacted people have a role in responding to attacks on the asylum system and ...