Following up on GCIR’s 2020 report on secondary trauma among grantees, we are hosting a funder strategy session to focus on the implementation and refinement of grantmaking practices in this domain.
Join GCIR and our partners from the Four Freedoms Fund, the Latino Community Foundation, the California Community Foundation, and the Mary Reynolds Babcock Foundation to discuss the importance of investing in movement infrastructure and to learn directly from funder colleagues how they define and prioritize this work.
More than 40 leading California foundations signed this statement in support of DACA following the program's cancellation.
Thank you for joining the first Legal Service Working Group meeting of 2020.
A 2021 poll from the Cato Institute shows 72 percent of respondents consider immigration to be good for the nation. Yet, many people continue to have complicated and conflicting opinions on the issue, often based on a lack of understanding of how the immigration system operates and exacerbated by disinformation campaigns. Research helps identify what inspires people to act, while cultural interventions and organizing affect perceptions and how we relate to one another. In this webinar, we will explore the strategies and tactics organizations are deploying to move hearts and minds in support of immigration.
Join this discussion to learn more about how immigrants in states like Georgia are shaping their own future and the role philanthropy can play.
As Covid-19 vaccination rates increase and infections plummet, our society is reopening and a feeling of normalcy is returning for many of us. But those hit hardest by the pandemic, including immigrants and people of color, are returning to communities devastated by a disproportionately high death toll, rampant job loss, and the compounding traumas of the past four years, including hostile immigration policies, toxic rhetoric, surging hate crimes, and a massive racial reckoning. Not everyone has the privilege of returning to normal, and, even before the pandemic, “normal” was not working for everyone.
Racial capitalism is one of the major factors that inflicts harm upon – and withholds power and resources from – people and communities who seek to stay, move freely, work, transform, and thrive. GCIR is focused on moving money and power to immigrant, refugee, and asylum seeker communities and movement groups. Understanding the proportion of philanthropic dollars that go to the immigrant justice movement is crucial to this advocacy. The National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) has documented the state of philanthropic funding for immigrant and refugee communities, and offers crucial recommendations for grantmakers who hope to liberate philanthropic assets in support of these communities.
Join the Institute for Local Government and Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees for this special session. Drawing on demographic information and a recent research project, panelists will discuss key legal service needs in the state and how government and philanthropic investments can support community members working toward stabilizing their immigration status.
Join our panelists as they discuss how their work serves to build the broader narrative of immigrant justice whereby we honor every person’s human dignity, including immigrants.
Today, the Supreme Court blocked the Trump administration’s attempt to end Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). While the decision was made on procedural grounds and not on the merits of the program, it nevertheless provides a reprieve for 650,000 immigrants and their families, including more than 250,000 U.S.-citizen children.