Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Join us as we discuss immigration, current trends, and perceptions related to culture, security, and the economy. Hear from experts about problem/solution framing, and the role of cultural strategies in shifting the polarizing immigration narrative. Learn about some of the ways peers and changemakers are using these strategies to promote social inclusion and belonging, to galvanize supporters and to recalibrate our democracy and our values.  
October 2019
Co-Sponsored Program
Program
This brief shares insights from in-depth interviews conducted in March 2019 with 25 adults in immigrant families who reported that they or a family member avoided participating in safety net programs.
Urban Institute logo, which features their name, first word in larger blue letters, second in black, over a dotted grid pattern. Accompanies their brief, Safety Net Access in the Context of the Public Charge Rule.
August 2019
Issue Brief
Resource
Foundation and nonprofit leaders have been stepping forward in recent days to denounce racist tweets from Donald Trump.
The Chronicle of Philanthropy logo, which features their name spelled out, with Philanthropy on its own line in large capital letters. Posted to accompany their article, Trump’s Racist Tweets Prompt Foundations to Speak Out.
July 2019
Philanthropic News
News
Leaders from all quarters of our state and nation are standing up to racist and divisive rhetoric that seeks to divide America for political purposes. We stand with them.
The James Irvine Foundation logo, which features a white flower on an orange square background to the left of their spelled out name. Posted to accompany their statement, Standing up to divisiveness, providing aid for immigrant families.
July 2019
Statement
News
Over the past week, I’ve been brooding like many of you over President Trump’s racist comments about “the squad’ – referring to four women of color in Congress. 
The Chronicle of Philanthropy logo, featuring their name over two lines, with Philanthropy in larger letters. Posted to accompany an opinion piece published in their pages, Philanthropy Leaders, Join Me in Rebuking Trump’s Racist ‘Go Home’ Tweets.
July 2019
Commentary
News
In this Q&A with NCRP, Daranee Petsod, president of Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR), urges funders to confront and overcome this implicit and explicit bias for greater impact.
The logo for National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy (NCRP) which features their acronym in lower case letters on the right, their spelled out name below it, and three chart style bars on the left, in blue and gold, with a line running through them arcing downwards.
June 2019
Commentary
News
This webinar is part of a series that tackles the realities of racism strategically, and connects these threads to our present-day grantmaking practices in collaboration with Lori Villarosa of Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity (PRE). 
June 2019
Co-Sponsored Program
FCCP logo, posted along with their webinar, Racial Equity: Changing Power Dynamics in Philanthropy.
Program
The report offers a new framework for community-based organizations on the evolution from member-based to member-led organizational structure, culture and practice.
The logo of RoadMap, the consulting agency, which shows an illustration of a path through hills on the horizon, accompanied by the words "RoadMap: Strengthening Organizations, Advancing Social Justice."
April 2019
Report, Video
Resource
This resource summarizes a briefing that highlighted a wide range of issues impacting Black immigrants and ways that philanthropy can address these issues.
African girl turning in her chair at primary school. From GCIR's Black History Month: Diversity and Strength of the Black Immigrant Community in the U.S. webinar.
February 2019
Program Materials
Resource
This pre-publication briefing will explore the efforts of the Migration Policy Institute's (MPI) National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, their intersections with issues of concern to grant makers in the anti-poverty, economic mobility and immigration policy fields, and a discussion of actions that can be taken now.
October 2018
Co-Sponsored Program
Skills to Survive or Thrive? Shifting the Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners From Survival English to Integration Success
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