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Webinar - Trump’s Presidency and the New Congress: What the Future Holds for Immigrants and Refugees

When: 
Monday, November 21, 2016
10:00am - 11:30am PST
Where: 
This program is a webinar.
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SCG is co-sponsoring a Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees webinar exploring the immediate concerns facing immigrant and refugee communities. 

The 2016 presidential election outcome has left many immigrants and refugees—and second- and third-generation U.S. citizens—living in uncertainty. Hate-based incidents  are on the rise, and President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to deport millions of unauthorized immigrants, cancel Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), suspend refugee resettlement from “terror-prone” countries, and block remittances as part of his border wall plan. These policies, several of which are planned for the first 100 days in office, could have a powerful impact on our economy, families, and communities, as well as America’s position in the world. 

Featured Speakers:

This webinar will provide early analyses of the policy and political landscape including the new Congress, and offer a preview of plans to protect due process and fundamental rights at the local, state, and federal level. Funders will have the opportunity to discuss what can be done now to support immigrants and refugees and the organizations that serve them. With conditions on the ground changing rapidly and details on the policy front still emerging, this is the first of many webinars that GCIR and our partners will organize to keep funders informed of critical developments.  

Co-Sponsors: 

  • Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy
  • Forum of Regional Associations of Grantmakers
  • Funders for LGBTQ Issues
  • Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities
  • Grantmakers for Girls of Color
  • Grantmakers in Health(
  • Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington
  • Hispanics in Philanthropy
  • International Human Rights Funders Group
  • Northern California Grantmakers
  • Neighborhood Funders Group
  • Philanthropy Northwest
  • Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems Funders
  • Southern California Grantmakers
  • San Diego Grantmakers

Who May Attend: 
Open to grantmakers

Fees: 
No fee to participate

Registration: 
Register online through Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees. 

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