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Falling through the cracks: Migrant children in foster care

Written by: Sabrina Laverty

Date: July 11, 2019

With World Refugee Day last month, and May being National Foster Care Month, now is the perfect time to bring more awareness to the increasing number of migrant children entering the foster care system within the… Read More

Never Again Is Now: On immigrant justice, the question for funders is not what to do, but will you do it

Written by: Timi Gerson

Date: July 10, 2019

Grantmakers and donors need to support frontline immigrant and refugee justice efforts now because lives are at stake. As a Jewish American, one of the most haunting experiences I’ve ever had was looking at the display… Read More

LGBTQ and immigrants: We must stand together against oppression

Written by: Vicki B. Gaubeca

Date: July 09, 2019

Around the table were a mother, her daughters, the attorney and myself. Tearfully, the mother shared how their lives had been threatened by gangs who were controlling their neighborhood in Honduras. One of the gang members… Read More

Adapting grantmaking processes: Brooklyn Community Foundation

Written by: Lisa Ranghelli

Date: July 03, 2019

Editor’s note: The following is a Power Moves toolkit Power in Practice example. As Inside Philanthropy reported in 2017, funders are developing more responsive grantmaking and other tools to support social movements. Shorter application forms and less cumbersome… Read More

Philanthropic investment in the transgender community is not commensurate to the threat transgender women of color face

Written by: Nichia McFarlane

Date: June 26, 2019

Rainbow flags blanket the country in the memory and spirit of resistance that sparked the 1969 Stonewall Riots and a national movement for LGBTQ equality. But in the midst of global celebrations of sexuality and gender… Read More

Anti-Blackness, neglect of Indigenous migrants are critical blind spots in immigrant and refugee justice philanthropy

Written by: NCRP

Date: June 18, 2019

Social justice movement organizations across the country continue their critical work of securing equity and justice in our communities. But the lack of philanthropic support for these efforts shows that many grantmakers and donors are missing… Read More


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