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Give me your tired, your poor, no more? Philanthropy must respond in the face of xenophobia.

Written by: Stephanie Peng

Date: February 06, 2020

Anti-immigrant rhetoric has become all too common in the Trump era – most recently in this week’s State of the Union address. But it’s not all talk. Last week, on Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Supreme Court… Read More

Supporting the whole learner means supporting movement organizing on behalf of immigrant students

Written by: Nichia McFarlane

Date: September 24, 2019

I was born in the U.S. to Jamaican immigrants and raised in Brooklyn, New York, in one of the largest West Indian immigrant communities outside of the Caribbean.  I was fortunate to attend public schools that… Read More

Foundation CEOs and trustees, don’t let your power go to waste

Written by: Ryan Schlegel

Date: August 06, 2019

The president of the United States, one of the country’s major political parties and its most-watched news network have stoked a long-simmering anti-immigrant white nationalist movement, one of whose pledged adherents murdered 22 people at a grocery store this weekend in an attack explicitly meant… Read More

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

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