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Immigrants / Refugees

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California Immigrant Integration Initiative Quarter IIII Meeting

Thursday, December 6, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

California voters elected a new governor, chose dozens of new state and federal representatives and approved a wide variety of new initiatives in the midterm elections.

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Informing the National Perspective on Immigration Reform

Monday, October 29, 2018
9:30am - 12:00pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Suite C

Immigration issues have attracted significant attention over the past few years as changes in federal policies have ignited debates across the political spectrum.

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Detained and Removal Defense Learning Lab

Wednesday, September 12, 2018
9:30am - 3:30pm
Where: 
Google Community Space

What happens after ICE picks up an immigrant? How will the case differ if they are released or remain in detention throughout the removal process?

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A Humanitarian Crisis: The Harsh New Realities Facing Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Thursday, August 16, 2018
10:00am - 12:00pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities, Redwood Room

Over the past year-and-a-half, the systems and infrastructure that support and protect the most vulnerable immigrants have been gravely damaged by cuts in refugee admissions to the United States, federal funding cuts to the country’s national netw

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A Livestream Experience in Tijuana - The ‘Flip Side’ of Family Separation: What Happens to Migrants and Deportees in Mexico?

Tuesday, August 7, 2018
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Where: 
Livestream

On August 7th, join us in following the footsteps of migrants as they are sent across the border to Tijuana, and hear from those that are working to support them through these challenging first days, months, and even years. 

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California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII) Quarterly Meeting

Friday, July 13, 2018
10:00am - 1:00pm
Where: 
The California Wellness Foundation, City National Plaza

Given the high stakes for California’s immigrant and refugee communities and the ever-changing policy landscape, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR) surveyed our California Immigrant Integration Initiative (CIII) members to i

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Where Are the Children? Family Separation Becomes U.S. Immigration Enforcement Policy

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
10:00am - 11:30am
Where: 
This program is a webinar

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.

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Philanthropic Briefing: Supporting Immigrant and Refugee Students and Families in a Changing Policy Environment

Wednesday, May 30, 2018
9:30am - 12:00pm
Where: 
The California Endowment Center for Healthy Communities

For many immigrant and refugee families in the United States, schools serve as trusted entities—and this role has only been amplified in recent years.

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Philanthropy in Sacramento Day

Monday, May 21, 2018 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 5:00pm
Where: 
Sacramento, CA

Philanthropy California’s annual Philanthropy in Sacramento Day is a special event bringing together our state’s elected officials with leaders of our sector. The day is our opportunity to share the work of philanthropy so that our state’s policymakers can take the best practices developed from your grantmaking and scale it up to improve the lives of millions of Californians. This year, we will also place a special focus on 2020 Census preparation efforts. Our 1.5 days in Sacramento will include opportunities to:

  • Educate legislators and the administration about philanthropy’s role in civil society, the importance of 2020 Census, and best practices on issues that you fund;
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with policymakers; and,
  • Encourage legislators to view foundations as thought partners. 

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