Economic Opportunity & Asset Building
Find all program-related materials for GCIR's webinar "Building Immigrant Women's Economic Power" here, including the session recording and PowerPoint.
With wage inequality impacting the ability of women – particularly women of color – to receive fair compensation for their labor, GCIR will host a webinar discussion on strategies for supporting the economic empowerment of immigrant and refugee women.
Join this webinar to learn more about the state and local fiscal crisis, lessons learned from the Great Recession, key principles for an equitable response, and how state and local advocates are gearing up for the budget battles to come.
Source: Equal Opportunity Funders, Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation
Latino immigrant families in regions such as the San Joaquin and Imperial Valleys are paying a triple financial toll during the pandemic—at work, at home, and on their health- all while being excluded from economic assistance due to legal status.
Source: University of California Merced
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.
Find all program-related materials for the webinar, "Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches" here, including presentation, recording, and other resources.
This briefing will address how grantmakers can boost economic prosperity for low- and middle-income immigrants and refugees—and native-born residents alike—by reducing barriers to building wealth.
This webinar will share key findings from research commissioned by AFN and GCIR, and participants will have the opportunity to hear from experts from the field who will share lessons and best practices emerging from their work at this critical intersection.
Building Partnerships for Change: Engaging and Leveraging Resources for Immigrant Financial Integration
Despite immigrants' crucial role in our nation’s economy—the country’s 45 million foreign-born residents represent 13 percent of the U.S. population but 17 percent of its workforce—many lack access to financial services the rest of us take for granted.