Education

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.
May 2018
Program
Regional Briefing
Join Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) and our co-sponsors for a special funders’ briefing on efforts to support immigrant and refugee students in California through a collaboration between Californians Together, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and GCIR.
February 2018
News
Commentary
GCIR Director of Programs Aryah Somers Landsberger shares recommendations for how funders can support immigrant children and families.
January 2018
Resource
Report
Minority Serving Institutions as Engines of Upward Mobility
This brief uses the newly released Equality of Opportunity Project data to examine the upward income mobility of students who attended MSIs compared to students who did not.

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