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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

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

Leaving Venezuela behind: A refugee crisis and the philanthropic response

Written by: Amalia Brindis Delgado

Date: May 29, 2019

Updated 6/6/19. “Why would we ever leave?” That was a sentiment I heard over and over from my cousins and friends when I returned to Venezuela every summer as I was growing up. There was a… Read More

Philanthropy’s Asian American exclusion problem

Written by: Stephanie Peng

Date: May 14, 2019

In April, NCRP launched the Movement Investment Project, a new initiative to help foundations and donors better connect their resources with grassroots movements for social justice. This year the Movement Investment Project is focusing on the… Read More


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