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18 May 2017

Monthly Immigration Policy Calls: Recent Policy Developments and Their Impact - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, May 18, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
From the Lone Star State to the White House, the month of May has seen several policy changes that will have a negative impact on immigrant communities and communities of color across the country.
16 May 2017

Women and LGBTQ Leaders in the Immigration Debate: Louder, Prouder and More Effective Than Ever

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The Trump Administration is advancing policies that would beat back advances made by immigrants to America with extraordinarily broad and wide-ranging executive orders that have been the object of massive public protests and precedent-setting...
16 May 2017

Discuss Closing Rikers with Judge Jonathan Lippmann, Glenn Martin and Justice Reform Funders

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 -
9:00am to 11:00am
In February of 2016, two dozen policymakers, funders, advocates, and experts came together under the leadership of Judge Jonathan Lippmann to form an independent Commission to close the Rikers Island Prison Complex.
20 Apr 2017

What is at Stake in the Global Refugee Crisis? – A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
More people than any other time in history have been forced from their homes. Violence and persecution in Syria, Afghanistan, Somalia, Central America, and beyond has displaced 65 million people around the globe. More than half of recognized...
18 Apr 2017

Mobilizing for Mission - On Grassroots Climate Change

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
No matter our politics, one thing is clear these days. We’re all feeling called to take a stand for what we believe in. Join us for Mobilizing for Mission - a new program model designed to help philanthropy organizations keep up with the pace of...
06 Apr 2017

Beyond the Headlines: A Conversation about Immigration and Immigrants

Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:30am
Join us for a conversation with Ali Noorani, Executive Director, the National Immigration Forum and author of There Goes the Neighborhood , Sayu Bhojwani, President of The New American Leaders Project, and Julia Preston, former New York Times’...
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31 Mar 2017

Advocacy: A Compass for Today’s Terrain

Friday, March 31, 2017 -
8:30am to 4:30pm
Join us for a full-day conference to strengthen your foundation’s voice and impact. Learn how to navigate the legal, strategic, and governance activity necessary to incorporate advocacy and amplify your work. Philanthropic organizations – whether...
16 Mar 2017

What Does the Future Hold for Immigrant Workers and their Families? – A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
Immigrants fill essential roles at every level of the U.S. economy, from corporate suites to construction sites. While concentrated in low-wage sectors, newcomers—particularly those without legal status—have been indispensable to the success of...
16 Mar 2017

Funders-in-Action: Grantmaking During Times of Political Change & Uncertainty

Thursday, March 16, 2017 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
The past three months have witnessed dramatic shifts in federal policy, and many New Yorkers have found themselves living in greater fear of discrimination, deportation, arrest, and poverty.
13 Mar 2017

The Roles of Arts & Culture in Addressing Islamophobia

Monday, March 13, 2017 -
8:00am to 6:00pm
Islamophobia is escalating rapidly across the country, fueling fear, discrimination and hate crimes against Muslim, Arab and South Asian communities. In recent months, we have borne witness to a growing number of hostile acts including vandalism,...

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