Library

“Entregan premio a fundador de la Casa del Migrante de Saltillo”

November 28, 2018    |    Immigration

Milenio

“MALDEF commemorates 50th anniversary at 2018 Los Angeles gala awards dinner”

November 9, 2018    |    Immigration, Philanthropy

MALDEF newsroom

California Community Foundation Awards $3 Million to Uplift Los Angeles Communities

October 23, 2018    |    CCF, Civic Engagement, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, Press Release, Sustainability

LOS ANGELES – October 23, 2018 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $3,016,875 through 34 grants to Los Angeles County nonprofit organizations working to uplift vulnerable communities and advance long-lasting change.

“MALDEF Commemorates 50th Anniversary By Honoring The Contributions Of Four Individuals In Advancing The Latino Community”

October 4, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Education, Immigration

MALDEF newsroom

“Newest White House Proposal on Immigrant Families Stands Out as Especially Cruel”

September 25, 2018    |    Immigration, Philanthropy

By Fred Ali, Antonia Hernández, and Robert K. Ross, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

“Study: Some Solano, Napa sub-populations may be under-counted in 2020 Census”

August 2, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Housing, Immigration

By Rachel Raskin-Zrihen, Vallejo Times-Herald

“Every Person Counts: Why the Census Must Be Rescued”

July 31, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, Philanthropy

By Gary D. Bass, Antonia Hernández, Barbara Picower, and Darren Walker, The Chronicle of Philanthropy

“Advocates Raise Concerns of Immigration Questions, Ahead of 2020 Census”

July 29, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, Los Angeles

By Steve Angeles, Balitang America

“Keep fighting or fold to Trump? California leaders split on sanctuary state”

July 24, 2018    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration

By Dan Schnur, The Sacramento Bee

“City, County Leaders Expand Legal Fund to Include Separated Migrant Children”

July 3, 2018    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

MyNewsLA.Com

“Philanthropy Responds to Inhumane Family Separation and Detention Policies”

June 29, 2018    |    Immigration, Philanthropy

Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees (GCIR)

“Children separated from parents arrive in L.A., but frustrated community gets few answers”

June 22, 2018    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Esmeralda Bermudez, Los Angeles Times

California Community Foundation Awards $5.7 Million to Advance Opportunity in Los Angeles County

June 20, 2018    |    CCF, Education, Health, Housing, Immigration, Press Release, Sustainability

LOS ANGELES – June 20, 2018 – The California Community Foundation (CCF) has awarded $5,750,020, through 54 grants to nonprofit organizations dedicated to creating a healthier, more empowered and more prosperous future for all Angelenos.

“Beloved Los Angeles Arts Space Buys a Place of Its Own”

March 12, 2018    |    Arts, Immigration, Los Angeles

By Serena Maria Daniels, Next City

“El PIB latino en EUA es uno de los más elevados del mundo”

March 4, 2018    |    Immigration, Los Angeles

20 Minutos

“LA Justice Fund Spent Millions To Help Fight Deportations”

February 2, 2018    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

SoCal Patch

“In Uncertain Times, Stay True to Your Mission”

December 22, 2017    |    Early Childhood, Health, Immigration, Philanthropy

By Kim Belshé, The Chronicle of Social Change

“Self Help Graphics gets funds to purchase current home”

December 8, 2017    |    Arts, Immigration, 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, Immigration, Los Angeles, Philanthropy

By Ariana Fine, District Administration Magazine

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

November 30, 2017    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

Philanthropy News Digest

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

November 28, 2017    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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, Health, Housing, Immigration, 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, Immigration

Broadway World

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

November 14, 2017    |    Immigration, 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, Immigration

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, Immigration, Los Angeles

West Hollywood Lifestyle

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

September 11, 2017    |    Early Childhood, Immigration, Los Angeles

San Fernando Valley Sun

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

September 6, 2017    |    Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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).

“Eastside Arts Initiative Grants for Innovative Arts Programming”

August 7, 2017    |    Arts, Immigration, Los Angeles

Latino LA

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

August 2, 2017    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund, Los Angeles

By Steve Angeles, Balitang America

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

June 23, 2017    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration

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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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, Immigration, Los Angeles

By Teresa Watanabe, Los Angeles Times

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

June 18, 2017    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

Culver City Crossroads

“Univision Hosts California Immigration Town Hall”

April 26, 2017    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

Univision

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

April 25, 2017    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

by The Times Editorial Board, Los Angeles Times

“Supervisors delay vote on immigration legal fund”

April 17, 2017    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

By Sujana Gowni, Truthout

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

April 12, 2017    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

by Leighton Akio Woodhouse The Intercept

LA County supervisors weighing who should get immigrant legal defense help

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

by Leslie Berestien Rojas KPCC

“Los Angeles Leads Fight Against Immigration Crackdown”

April 12, 2017    |    Immigration, 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, Health, Housing, Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, Los Angeles

by Toni McAllister, MyNewsLA.Com

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

March 24, 2017    |    Immigration

Occidental College

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

March 22, 2017    |    Immigration

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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration

by Christina M. Oriel, MLNews

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

March 16, 2017    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund

By Alyssa Ochs, Inside Philanthropy

California Community Foundation Awards $1.4 Million to Protect Immigrant Communities

March 7, 2017    |    CCF, Immigration, 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    |    Immigration

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    |    Immigration, L.A. Justice Fund, Media Mention

Canyon News

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

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

KCET

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

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

LAist

“DHS Honors Los Angeles Community Leader Antonia Hernández”

October 6, 2016    |    Immigration, Media Mention

US Department of Homeland Security

Immigration Fact Sheet

September 23, 2016    |    CCF, Immigration

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 grantmaking, advocacy and civic engagement to coalition building and cross-sector partnerships, we’re working to protect immigrant communities, uphold civil rights and help integrate new Americans into the civic fabric of Los Angeles.

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

August 27, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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, Immigration

Citizenship Campaign One Pager

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

April 21, 2016    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration, Newsletter

CCF News: Fall 2015

November 25, 2015    |    CCF, CCF Publication, Donors, Housing, Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration, Media Mention

Asian Journal

“American Muslims and Philanthropy”

March 31, 2015    |    Civic Engagement, Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

Inside Philanthropy

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

January 30, 2015    |    Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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, Immigration

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

December 16, 2014    |    Immigration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

Chronicle of Philanthropy

“Southern California Philanthropies Respond to Migrant Children Crisis”

August 27, 2014    |    Immigration, Media Mention

The Chronicle of Social Change

“How Philanthropy Can Help Unaccompanied Child Refugees Now”

August 19, 2014    |    Immigration, Media Mention, Philanthropy

Philanthropy News Digest

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

August 7, 2014    |    Immigration, 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, Immigration, 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    |    Immigration, Media Mention

Los Angeles Magazine

Looking Forward: Immigrant Contributions to the Golden State 2012

June 1, 2012    |    Immigration, Research

By California Immigrant Policy Center

Reparable Harm: Executive Summary  

June 1, 2010    |    Education, Immigration, Research

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

Civically Engaging Immigrant Boomer Populations

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

Immigrant Integration Strategy for L.A. County  

December 1, 2007    |    Immigration, 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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