Education

June 2019
Program
Webinar
A group of students listen intently to a lecture on soil conservation. Posted to accompany GCIR's webinar, Economic Security for Immigrants: Innovative Workforce Approaches.
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.
April 2019
Resource
Factsheet
This fact sheet provides the most up-to-date estimates of unauthoirzed immigrants who are graduating from U.S. high schools, both for the United States overall and for top states.
April 2019
Resource
Report
The Poverty & Race Research Action Council logo, which features their name under their acronym, PRRAC, all in green letters. Posted to accompany their report, 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.
January 2019
Resource
Issue Brief
A policy brief that considers the benefits of launching partnerships between adult education organizations and Career and Technical Education (CTE) providers.
November 2018
News
Philanthropic News
Undocumented on Campus: California Funders Come Together for Immigrant Students
Recent funding for undocumented immigrants has largely focused on legal aid, advocacy and keeping families together. But a group of California foundations is addressing the challenges facing this community related to higher education.
November 2018
News
Blog Post
Could “public charge” reduce public preschool participation among immigrant families?
The potential impacts of expanding the regulation known as “public charge” have yet to be fully understood, but experts anticipate that young children in immigrant families—more than 90 percent of them US citizens—could be disproportionately affected.
October 2018
News
News Article
St. Louis' immigrant, refugee workforce to get assistance from federal grant
Despite bipartisan consensus over the economic importance of immigrant and refugee labor, many immigrants struggle to find their footing when first attempting to find work in the United States.
October 2018
Program
Co-Sponsored Program
Skills to Survive or Thrive? Shifting the Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners From Survival English to Integration Success
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
Resource
Issue Brief
English Plus Integration: Shifting the Instructional Paradigm for Immigrant Adult Learners to Support Integration Success
This policy brief proposes a new instructional model that maintains a central focus on English acquisition while also building the critical skills and systems knowledge important for long-term integration success.
September 2018
News
News Article
To Get a Better Job, First Train for the Job Training
Innovative approaches to helping low-wage earners get better jobs focus first on brushing up on skills they might have graduated from high school without.

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