Human & Civil Rights
While there has been a long history of efforts to erase and exclude immigrants, BIPOC, and other marginalized communities, this timeline shows how powerfully communities in Texas have resisted. From Indigenous nations fighting to preserve their culture to BIPOC communities organizing to end the criminalization of Black and Brown lives, people have sought to protect their freedom to move, stay, work, and thrive.
Resources from GCIR's 2022 National Convening workshop, "Black Immigrants and the Fight for Racial Justice."
Marissa Tirona Interviews Katherine Perez of the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy, and Innovation
In this edition, GCIR President Marissa Tirona speaks with Katherine Perez, Director of the Coelho Center for Disability Law, Policy, and Innovation at Loyola Law School. Read on as Katherine shares her thoughts about building power for immigrants with disabilities, working at the intersection of movements, and how philanthropy can support and strengthen the work of immigrants with disabilities.
GCIR Blog Series
2020 has been a year unlike any other in our lifetimes. The fourth consecutive year of escalating policy attacks on immigrants and many other marginalized communities.
GCIR was thrilled to have Stacey Abrams—political trailblazer, nonprofit CEO, serial entrepreneur, and New York Times—bestselling author—deliver the keynote address at our 2020 National Convening.
Presentation, Video & Audio
Joing Piper Fund's funder briefing to hear from leaders on the front lines in conversation about the challenges they are confronting nationwide, how they are building alliances to fight back and win, and how funders are supporting new networks and campaigns to defend and champion our right to protest.
GCIR's statement on the events in Charlottesville and the rise of white nationalist and supremacist groups nationally.
Resources from GCIR's 2022 National Convening workshop, "Combating Abuses Against Foreign-born Workers."