We need to articulate an affirmative philanthropic vision that not only matches but surpasses the scope, scale, and swiftness of these attacks—and the opposition’s master plan.
On March 27, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. 1 The CARES Act, a $2 trillion stimulus bill, builds on H.R. 6201, 2 the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), to provide economic relief and health care options amidst the growing COVID-19 pandemic.https://www.nilc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/COVID19-relief-bills-understanding-key-provisions.pdf
As Americans face troubling new barriers to vote, is philanthropy ready to help?
March 18, 2020
2020 Census field operations will be suspended for two weeks until April 1, 2020.
Beginning today, in support of guidance on what we can all do to help slow the spread of coronavirus, 2020 Census field operations will be suspended for two weeks until April 1, 2020. The Census Bureau is taking this step to help protect the health and safety of the American public, Census Bureau employees, and everyone going through the hiring process for temporary census taker positions.
A news article from CNN looking at the impact the Trump Administration's revisions to the naturalization exam could have on future immigrants seeking citizenship in the United States.
Find the recording for GCIR's webinar, "Philanthropy’s Role in Fostering Grantee Resilience and Managing Secondary Trauma" here.
The third quarter meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII).
The first quarterly meeting of GCIR's California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII).
Hosted by Silicon Valley Community Foundation, the COVID-19 Regional Response Fund will work with trusted lead partner organizations in the 10-county Bay Area region. The fund will provide operating grants to the organizations listed below, which have deep roots in the community. These lead organizations, in turn, will support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the Immigrant Legal Resource Center’s Blueprint for the Next Administration, they identify policies that must immediately be addressed, calling on the next administration to not only restore what has been lost over the past four years but also for a new way forward toward dignity and justice.
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled to allow the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to continue. The Court found that the Trump administration’s decision to terminate the program was “arbitrary and capricious” under the Administrative Procedures Act and failed to consider the hardship to DACA recipients. The ruling allows DACA recipients to continue to receive the protections and benefits of the program.