Economic Opportunity & Asset Building
This webinar will consider models of improving immigrant access to, and experience of the U.S. labor market, advocacy strategies for expanding workforce protections, and how philanthropy can apply these lessons.
Expanding the CalEITC Is an Effective Way to Invest in California’s Children, But Hundreds of Thousands of Children of Immigrants Won’t Benefit Unless Policymakers Act
This blog post considers how the benefits of expanding CalEITC will be curtailed if it is not extended to immigrants.
GCIR is participating at this session, which will take place at Asset Funders Network's Accelerating Ideas into Action conference.
Data Hits: California's Immigrants Make Significant Contributions to the State Economy; Poverty More Prevalent Among Children of Working Immigrant Families
Three new Data Hits from the Budget Center highlight the significant contributions that California's immigrants make to the state economy and that children of working immigrant families are far more likely to live in poverty than other children.
Immigrant Integration and Immigrant Segregation: The Relationship Between School and Housing Segregation and Immigrants' Futures in the U.S.
This report examines the effects of school and residential segregation on immigrant children’s outcomes.
In this webinar, practitioners will highlight innovative approaches to asset building in native and immigrant communities and how funders can engage.
Find all related materials for the webinar, "'Empowerment Economics’ – Innovations in Native and Immigrant Approaches to Assets" here, including presentation and recording.
Join the Funders' Committee on Civic Participation (FCCP) as they discuss as the 116th Congress kicks off and the 2020 Presidential race begins. Advocates, policymakers and candidates have the opportunity to set the stage for advancing an economic agenda featuring climate-forward jobs and key priorities.
Evaluating Empowerment Economics: A Preliminary Framework for Assessing Innovations in Financial Capability
This report examines how an individualistic approach to asset-building focused on savings, behavior and asset accumulation is not culturally compatible with many communities of color.
Many immigrants have years of work experience. ‘Upskilling’ programs are helping them use that knowledge.
This radio program looks at efforts to "upskill" immigrant workers by helping them utilize their existing skills in higher level positions throughout the American workforce.