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06 Sep 2018

Foundation Administrators Network - Understanding Hiring and Involuntary Separation

Thursday, September 6, 2018 -
9:00am to 10:30am
There are numerous employment laws and regulations that keep changing every year. Large organizations have human resources departments and often have in-house counsel to help them stay in compliance. But if you are a small organization, you often do...
16 Aug 2018

What’s Next for the Families Separated by U.S. Policy—and How Are Those Policies Evolving? - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, August 16, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
Between April and June of this year, the U.S. government forcibly separated more than 2,300 children from their parents as they crossed the U.S. border in search of refuge and protection.
06 Aug 2018

The Supreme Court Nominee and the 2018 Elections - A Webinar Hosted by FCCP

Monday, August 6, 2018 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
The retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, and subsequent nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, have far-reaching implications that could negatively affect all the issues we most care about, such as voting rights (including partisan gerrymandering), money...
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19 Jul 2018

What Funders Need to Know About Immigration Detention: A Primer on the U.S. System - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, July 19, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
Every morning, roughly 38,000 men, women, and children wake up in the custody of the United States’ immigration detention system. This sprawling system has facilities scattered throughout the country, often owned and run by private contractors, and...
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28 Jun 2018

Policy Core Course 2018 - June 28th Sessions

Thursday, June 28, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:15pm
The Policy Core Course consists of four sessions delivered over two half-days, offering training to foundation trustees and staff at all levels help navigate the legal, strategic, and governance practices necessary to incorporate advocacy and...
27 Jun 2018

Where Are the Children? Family Separation Becomes U.S. Immigration Enforcement Policy - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
Since October 2017, the U.S. government has forcibly separated at least 2,400 children—including hundreds who are under four years old—from their parents as they arrive on our southern border seeking refuge. Attorneys and other humanitarian aid...
21 Jun 2018

Report in Focus: Revving up the Deportation Machinery: Enforcement and Pushback under Trump - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, June 21, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
In the first eight months of the Trump administration, arrests and deportations of immigrants rose 40 percent versus the year before. The new administration’s decision to halt prioritization of certain immigrants for enforcement, and instead...
14 Jun 2018

Policy Core Course 2018 - June 14th Sessions

Thursday, June 14, 2018 -
9:00am to 12:45pm
The Policy Core Course consists of four sessions delivered over two half-days, offering training to foundation trustees and staff at all levels help navigate the legal, strategic, and governance practices necessary to incorporate advocacy and...
23 May 2018

Legal Series - Making Grants to Individuals

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 -
9:00am to 11:00am
Many private foundations and public charities have programs which provide grant support to individuals. The purpose of these grants can range from recognizing or enabling human achievement (such as through award programs or scholarships and...
17 May 2018

Family Separation Policies and Access to Justice in Detention Systems - A Webinar Hosted by GCIR

Thursday, May 17, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
The administration has engaged in a wide range of policies that are causing immigrant and refugee families to be separated. The detention of community members and the recent raid in Tennessee demonstrate how mothers and fathers are being separated...

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