Library

“Self Help Graphics gets funds to purchase current home”

December 8, 2017    |    Arts, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

Los Angeles Wave

“What ruled school news in 2017: Immigration changes and unpaid lunch debt drove debate in a year of uncertainty”

December 8, 2017    |    Education Pipeline, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Ariana Fine, District Administration Magazine

“LA defense fund to help immigrants facing deportation gets underway”

November 30, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Leslie Berestein Rojas, KPCC

“To Fight Deportations in LA, Private Funders Are Teaming Up With Local Government”

November 29, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By David Baumann, Inside Philanthropy

“L.A. Justice Fund Awards $7.45 Million for Immigrant Legal Services”

November 29, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

Philanthropy News Digest

“California destina 7.5 millones de dólares para costear la representación legal de indocumentados”

November 28, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Jaime García, Univision Noticias

$7.4 Million Awarded to 17 Legal Nonprofit Organizations to Provide Free Legal Representation

November 27, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles, Press Release

The L.A. Justice Fund has awarded $7,450,000 to 17 L.A. based nonprofit legal service providers to bolster and expand access to legal representation for individuals facing immigration detention and deportation.

California Community Foundation Awards $11 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

November 27, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release

LOS ANGELES – November 27, 2017 –The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $11,292,972 through 51 grants to nonprofit organizations working to advance long-lasting change that strengthens Los Angeles communities. This quarter’s portfolio includes 17 L.A. Justice Fund grants totaling $7,450,000, to provide critical support and resources to immigration legal service nonprofits providing representation for […]

“PACIFIC STANDARD TIME FESTIVAL Announced for January 2018”

November 21, 2017    |    Arts, Immigrant Integration

Broadway World

“Santa Ana asigna fondos para defensa de indocumentados; Los Ángeles comenzará a darlos este mes”

November 14, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Araceli Martínez Ortega, La Opinión

“Amir H. Fallah Presents His First Solo Exhibition, “A Stranger In Your Home”: His Art And Our Thoughts”

September 25, 2017    |    Arts, Immigrant Integration

By Shana Nys Dambrot, Flaunt Magazine

“Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Begins With Hundreds of Thematically Linked Exhibitions Destined to Rewrite Art History”

September 14, 2017    |    Arts, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

West Hollywood Lifestyle

“First 5 LA Addresses Impact of Immigration Fears on Young Children”

September 11, 2017    |    Early Childhood, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

San Fernando Valley Sun

“Los Ángeles honra a latinos por su aporte a EEUU”

September 6, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Jacqueline García, La Opinión

White House’s Decision On DACA Threatens Our Region’s Shared Prosperity

September 5, 2017    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – September 5, 2017 – The California Community Foundation views President Trump’s decision to dismantle Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) as an affront to our region’s shared prosperity. Roughly 800,000 children and young adults are currently served by DACA across the United States with more than 222,000 Californians who have received DACA since […]

L.A. Justice Fund Fact Sheet

August 11, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

The Los Angeles Justice Fund (LAJF) seeks to ensure that Angelenos, regardless of legal status, have the right to legal representation. It is a multi-million dollar partnership between Los Angeles County, the City of Los Angeles, the Weingart Foundation and the California Community Foundation (CCF).

L.A. For All Fact Sheet

August 11, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

In an environment where our immigrant neighbors feel increasingly under threat, L.A. For All is a comprehensive and community focused effort to expand and protect immigrant rights, increase access to legal services and promote application for citizenship.

“Eastside Arts Initiative Grants for Innovative Arts Programming”

August 7, 2017    |    Arts, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

Latino LA

“Cada vez son más las iniciativas que ayudan con fondos a la defensa legal de inmigrantes”

August 2, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

By Pilar Marrero, La Opinion

Multi-Million Dollar L.A. Justice Fund Opens Application Process to Legal Nonprofit Organizations

July 10, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

Expected to fund legal representation for immigrants against recently heightened federal deportation efforts LOS ANGELES – July 10, 2017 – The L.A. Justice Fund, an innovative multi-million dollar fund to expand legal representation for immigrants, opened the application process today to nonprofit organizations dedicated to empowering the immigrant community with access to legal services. The […]

“LA City Council Passes Justice Fund”

June 26, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Steve Angeles, Balitang America

“LA City Council approves $2M for immigrant defense fund”

June 23, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Leslie Berestein Rojas, KPCC

“Statement: Mayor Garcetti on the City of Los Angeles’ $2 Million Share of the L.A. Justice Fund”

June 23, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

City of Los Angeles

Statement: CCF on L.A. City and County Funding of the L.A. Justice Fund

June 23, 2017    |    CCF, Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES – June 23, 2017 – Thanks to the leadership of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors and the Los Angeles City Council, the L.A. Justice Fund will move forward to provide critical legal assistance to immigrants facing the threat of deportation. Today, we celebrate a trailblazing, multi-sector and cross-governmental approach to address […]

“Aumentan estudiantes DACA en la UC, entre la incertidumbre generada por las políticas de Trump”

June 21, 2017    |    Education Pipeline, Immigrant Integration

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times En Español

“L.A. County supervisors OK $3 million to aid legal efforts for immigrants facing deportation”

June 20, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Nina Agrawal and Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Times

“‘Immigration-safe’ crimes? Supervisors vote to contribute $1 million to legal aid for potential deportees”

June 20, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Liz Spear, MyNewsLA.Com

“Supervisors approve $3 million in legal aid for undocumented immigrants, Barger opposes”

June 20, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Gina Ender, Santa Clarita Valley Signal

“Demand for UC immigrant student legal services soars as Trump policies sow uncertainty”

June 19, 2017    |    Education Pipeline, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times

“LA County leaders may spend millions to defend immigrants facing deportation”

June 18, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Susan Abram, Los Angeles Daily News

LA designates $1M for immigrant defense fund, but it’s still not a done deal

May 23, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

by Leslie Rojas, KPCC

“5 Questions Grant Makers Should Ask About the First 100 Days of Trump Era”

May 3, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Philanthropy

by Aaron Dorfman, Cathy Cha, Jacqueline Martinez Garcel, and Lateefah Simon, Chronicle of Philanthropy

“WLA College to Host Univision Town Hall – Know Your Rights, Empower Yourself”

April 26, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

Culver City Crossroads

“Univision Hosts California Immigration Town Hall”

April 26, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

Univision

“Offering lawyers to immigrants facing deportation is a worthwhile way to spend public money”

April 25, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

by The Times Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

“Supervisors delay vote on immigration legal fund”

April 17, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

Los Angeles Wave

“A $10-million fund will help immigrants fight deportations. But should it help those with violent criminal convictions?”

April 17, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

by Dakota Smith, Los Angeles Times

“Why We Need to Stop Stigmatizing Immigrants in the Fight for Universal Representation”

April 17, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

By Sujana Gowni, Truthout

Deportation Legal Defense Funds Move to Distinguish Between “Good” and “Bad” Immigrants

April 12, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

by Leighton Akio Woodhouse The Intercept

LA County supervisors weighing who should get immigrant legal defense help

April 12, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

by Leslie Berestien Rojas KPCC

“Los Angeles Leads Fight Against Immigration Crackdown”

April 12, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

by Matt Reynolds, Courthouse News Service

California Community Foundation Awards $5.1 Million to Build a Stronger Los Angeles County

April 12, 2017    |    Arts, Civic Engagement, Education Pipeline, Health, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Philanthropy, Press Release, Youth Empowerment

LOS ANGELES – April 11, 2016 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,130,787 through 52 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to address pressing needs and improve the lives of Los Angeles County residents. CCF’s grants this quarter include $1,435,000 to provide critical support to immigrant rights organizations working to defend […]

“Los Angeles County supes labor over immigration policies: ‘The devil is in the details’”

April 11, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

by Toni McAllister, MyNewsLA.Com

“Oxy Immigration Symposium: ‘The Beginning of a Conversation'”

March 24, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration

Occidental College

Funcionarios Electos, Organizaciones Pro-Inmigrantes, y Medios Hispanos Lanzan Sitio Web ¡Protégete!…¡Empodérate Ya!

March 22, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration

Centro de información bilingüe provee a la comunidad inmigrante de Los Ángeles los recursos que necesitan para protegerse y empoderarse LOS ANGELES, CA – Una coalición intersectorial se ha reunido para atender las preocupaciones de las comunidades inmigrantes en Los Ángeles acerca de las nuevas acciones y órdenes ejecutivas de inmigración. La coalición, compuesta del […]

Public Officials, Leading Immigrant Rights Organizations, and Spanish-language Media Launch ¡Protégete!…¡Empodérate Ya! Website

March 22, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles

Bilingual online clearinghouse provides Los Angeles’ immigrant community with the information resources they need to protect and empower themselves LOS ANGELES,CA — A cross sector coalition has come together to address concerns from immigrant communities in Los Angeles about new immigration enforcement policies and actions. The coalition, comprised of Mayor Eric Garcetti and other public […]

“Filipino Immigrants Urged to Know Their Rights Amid Deportations and Raids”

March 21, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration

by Christina M. Oriel, MLNews

“In a Climate of Fear, California Funders Step Up for Immigrants”

March 16, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund

By Alyssa Ochs, Inside Philanthropy

California Community Foundation Awards $1.4 Million to Protect Immigrant Communities

March 7, 2017    |    CCF, Immigrant Integration, Press Release

LOS ANGELES – March 7, 2017 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) will immediately award $1.4 million in rapid response grants to 19 organizations as part of its coordinated commitment to immigrant inclusion and protection. These grants deliver critical support to organizations providing impacted communities with Know Your Rights workshops, legal representation, policy advocacy and […]

Joint Foundation Statement on Immigration

February 3, 2017    |    Immigrant Integration

Foundations Unite to Oppose Immigration Executive Orders This statement was originally published by Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR).  Statement The United States stands at a historical crossroads. Founded as a refuge from religious persecution and built by generations of immigrants, our country has been the standard bearer internationally for the assertion and protection […]

“Los Angeles to Provide $10 Million Fund for Illegal Immigrants”

December 28, 2016    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Media Mention

Canyon News

“‘L.A. Justice Fund’ Will Offer Legal Help to Potential Deportees”

December 20, 2016    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Media Mention

KCET

“LA leaders launch $10 million legal-aid fund to fight immigrant deportations”

December 20, 2016    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Media Mention

Los Angeles Daily News

“Garcetti Announces $10 Million Legal Defense Fund For Immigrants Facing Deportation In Trump’s America”

December 20, 2016    |    Immigrant Integration, L.A. Justice Fund, Media Mention

LAist

“DHS Honors Los Angeles Community Leader Antonia Hernández”

October 6, 2016    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

US Department of Homeland Security

Immigrant Integration Fact Sheet

September 23, 2016    |    CCF, Immigrant Integration

Los Angeles County is home to 3.5 million immigrants – one third of the population. CCF works with public, private and philanthropic partners to uplift our vibrant immigrant communities and ensure they are fully woven into L.A.’s civic, economic and cultural fabric. From advocacy and civic participation to to leadership development and improving immigration status to cross-sector partnerships like our Council on Immigrant Integration, we are committed to empowering new Americans to protect their families, earn a living and contribute to their own communities.

“Campaign Promoting Benefits Of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Fastest Growing Immigrant Population”

August 27, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

Balita Filipino News

Statement from Los Angeles Foundations on SCOTUS’ 4-4 Tie in Decision on Expanded DACA and DAPA

June 23, 2016    |    Immigrant Integration, Press Release

Dreams for a better life – one out of the shadows with the promise of greater economic vitality for individuals and the region as a whole – were deferred today. The Supreme Court of the United States ruled 4-4 on the Obama Administration’s immigration executive actions that would have expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals […]

Protegete Citizenship Campaign Information

May 16, 2016    |    Brochure, Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration

Citizenship Campaign One Pager

“A One-Stop Genius Bar for U.S. Citizenship”

April 21, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Media Mention

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post  Tags: citizenship, civic engagement

Unprecedented Campaign Promoting Benefits of U.S. Citizenship Targets Asian Immigrants, Nation’s Fastest Growing Immigrant Population

April 6, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Press Release

Over 300,000 Asian Immigrants in L.A. County Currently Eligible to Naturalize and Become a U.S. Citizen Eligible immigrants strongly urged to take the first step now to have a chance of becoming a U.S. citizen before November election LOS ANGELES – Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles (Advancing Justice-LA), in close partnership with community-based organizations and […]

“Vigilant Philanthropy”

December 22, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Media Mention, Philanthropy

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post

CCF News: New Americans Opportunity Fund

November 28, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Immigrant Integration, Newsletter

CCF News: Fall 2015

November 25, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing and Economic Opportunity, Immigrant Integration, LASIF, Newsletter, Philanthropy

Volunteering through L.A. Works, Giving Tuesday, LASIF, New Americans Opportunity Fund, Pass it Along Fund, Home L.A. Fund, Year End Giving Guide.

Unprecedented Citizenship Campaign ¡Protégete!…¡Ciudadanía Ya! Launches

November 10, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Press Release

Major L.A. immigrant rights organizations, leading Spanish-language media and the City and County have joined forces today to promote citizenship.

“AAPI community organizations make push for immigrants to apply for DACA”

April 10, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

Asian Journal

“American Muslims and Philanthropy”

March 31, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

By John E. Kobara for The Huffington Post

Local, State and National Funders Partner to Provide Nearly $850K in Funding to Address Humanitarian Needs of Refugee Youth

March 26, 2015    |    Immigrant Integration, Philanthropy, Press Release

CCF has partnered to raise $847,255 for nonprofit organizations on the front lines of caring for refugee youth in Los Angeles County.

“City of LA Turning to Philanthropy to Help Undocumented Immigrants Stay”

February 15, 2015    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

Inside Philanthropy

“L.A. officials pledge to help raise funds for immigration relief efforts”

January 30, 2015    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

Los Angeles Times

California Community Foundation Names Efrain Escobedo as Vice President of Civic Engagement and Public Policy

January 28, 2015    |    CCF, Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Press Release

CCF announces a significant addition to its management team with the hiring of Efrain Escobedo as vice president of civic engagement and public policy.

Administrative Relief Fact Sheet

January 11, 2015    |    CCF Publication, Fact Sheet, Immigrant Integration

“President’s Changes on Immigration Mobilize Nonprofits, Foundations”

December 16, 2014    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

Chronicle of Philanthropy

“Southern California Philanthropies Respond to Migrant Children Crisis”

August 27, 2014    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

The Chronicle of Social Change

“How Philanthropy Can Help Unaccompanied Child Refugees Now”

August 19, 2014    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

Philanthropy News Digest

“L.A. groups form emergency relief fund to help immigrant children”

August 7, 2014    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

Los Angeles Times

Group of L.A. Foundations and Mayor Garcetti Announce Relief Fund for Unaccompanied Minors

August 7, 2014    |    Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Philanthropy, Press Release

CCF has partnered to create a relief fund to assist nonprofits that are impacted by the refugee youth humanitarian crisis.

“What Happens Next for the Children Garcetti Vowed to Help”

July 24, 2014    |    Immigrant Integration, Media Mention

Los Angeles Magazine

Looking Forward: Immigrant Contributions to the Golden State 2012

June 1, 2012    |    Immigrant Integration, Research

By California Immigrant Policy Center

Reparable Harm: Executive Summary  

June 1, 2010    |    Education Pipeline, Immigrant Integration, Research

By Laurie Olsen, Ph.D; A Californians Together Research & Policy Publication

Civically Engaging Immigrant Boomer Populations

June 1, 2008    |    CCF Publication, Civic Engagement, Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Research

Immigrant Integration Strategy for L.A. County  

December 1, 2007    |    Immigrant Integration, Los Angeles, Research

By Michael Fix, Laureen Laglagaron, Aaron Matteo Terrazas and Margie McHugh, National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, Migration Policy Institute

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