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GCIR provides timely resources that funders need to address the challenges facing newcomers and their host communities.
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GCIR Jan 15
A federal judge in New York has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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GCIR Jan 14
Attention funders! Need a New Year policy update? Join us this Thursday, 1/17, for our philanthropy-only webinar, The Border and Beyond: Federal Immigration Policy Outlook and Philanthropic Engagement.
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GCIR Jan 11
Congrats as well to on joining after four years as executive director!
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GCIR Jan 11
Congratulations to on being named Affinity Group of the Year by ! Their leadership is critically needed to engage philanthropy in defending our democracy.
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GCIR Jan 10
Are you a racial justice changemaker? is seeking applicants for its Soros Equality Fellowship.
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GCIR Jan 10
ICYMI: "We stand united in promoting policies that strengthen America, protect immigrant families and bring us together."
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GCIR Jan 9
Congratulations to of on being named Foundation President of the Year by ! Thank you for your leadership in building power, increasing opportunity and advancing racial equity for Bay Area communities!
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GCIR Jan 8
Congratulations to , former GCIR board chair, on being named president of ! Her vision, commitment, and leadership will help advance justice and equity for all marginalized communities in these challenging times.
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GCIR Jan 7
Looking for a new opportunity? The Edward W. Hazen Foundation seeks a program officer with experience in "education justice, racial justice, and youth organizing."
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GCIR Oct 17
Attn Funders: Today is the last day to register for our webinar tomorrow on the far-reaching impacts of the "public charge" rule overhaul. Sign up now:
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GCIR Oct 17
Many funders have broken new ground in taking public stands against recent policies that inflict harm on families and communities. This is another critical moment for philanthropy. See the five actions your institution can take:
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GCIR Oct 16
Funders: The "public charge" proposal would favor wealthy and privileged green-card applicants over those with low incomes or who use certain basic government supports—from medical care to food and housing assistance. Learn more at our Oct. 18 webinar:
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GCIR Oct 16
"How we treat immigrants, refugees, and others seeking refuge and opportunity reflects who we are as a people. The public charge rule is an affront to our values and aspirations." Review five actions your foundation can take:
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GCIR Oct 15
"Public charge," though a "seemingly small technical change is actually radical in scope, hearkening back to the troubling days of race-based immigration bans, such as the Chinese Exclusion Act." Learn how philanthropy can respond: .
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GCIR Oct 15
The proposed "public charge" overhaul would undermine philanthropic efforts to reduce poverty, improve health and well-being, and expand opportunities for low-income children and families. Learn about it at our funders-only webinar on Thursday, Oct. 18th:
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GCIR Oct 12
The proposed "public charge" overhaul "would erode the resilience of working families; strain schools, hospitals, nonprofits, and other community institutions; and threaten our collective prosperity." See five actions philanthropy can take:
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GCIR Oct 12
Attn Funders: Want to get up to speed on "public charge"? Register now for our philanthropy-only webinar on Thursday, Oct. 18th:
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GCIR Oct 11
The new "public charge" proposal "would put millions of working-class immigrant families already here at greater risk of hunger, poverty, homelessness, and other hardships—and destabilize communities across the country." Read how philanthropy can respond:
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GCIR Oct 10
Over the past year, the UndocuFund has supported nearly 2,000 undocumented families impacted by the fires: 10% lost homes and possessions, 22% lost jobs, 87% lost weeks of wages, and 100% were ineligible for FEMA aid. Support those still rebuilding: .
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GCIR Oct 10
Our lives should be defined by how we contribute to our communities, not by how much money we have. But a radical new regulation would favor wealthy immigrants over all others. Funders need to take action to ! Learn more:
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