February 2019 Newsletter

Categories: General Announcements, Newsletters

ONLY TWO DAYS LEFT TO APPLY FOR OUR SCHOLARSHIP FUND

We provide scholarships of up to $7,000 to low-income immigrant college and graduate students who live and/or attend school in the San Francisco Bay Area. All application materials must be submitted and received by Friday, March 8th.…

Meet our Newest Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees

Categories: Entrepreneurship Fund, General Announcements

We are delighted to announce our newest Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees!

After a review of 216 proposals from 247 undocumented young people, living in 29 different states and hailing from 40 countries of origin, we have selected six entrepreneurial projects to support through our Entrepreneurship Fund.…

“Beyond Borders” discussion with Immigrants Rising, NY Times, and Holly Cooper

Categories: General Announcements, In the Media

Join Immigrants Rising’s Co-Founder and Executive Director Katharine Gin, New York Times journalists Miriam Jordan and Kirk Semple, and Holly Cooper from the UC Davis Immigration Clinic for a discussion about “immigration in the Trump era” and what’s happening on our borders and in our cities, including San Francisco.…

January 2019 Newsletter

Categories: General Announcements

Inspiration, Community, and Knowledge at First Convening of California Campus Catalyst Fund

The first convening of our California Campus Catalyst Fund brought together over 200 people from all over California to engage in inspiring conversations about how public colleges and universities can address the needs of undocumented students and families at such a critically important time.…

First Convening of California Campus Catalyst Fund

Categories: California Campus Catalyst Fund, Educational Partnerships, General Announcements

 

On January 10th, over 200 students, educators, administrators, entrepreneurs, and community leaders gathered in Long Beach, California to engage in inspiring conversations about how California colleges and universities can best address the diverse needs of undocumented students and families at such a critically important time.…

2019 Entrepreneurship Webinar Series Starts January 31st

Categories: General Announcements, Services

We’re excited to announce the schedule for our 2019 Entrepreneurship Webinar Series!

The Entrepreneurship Webinar Series was created to inform immigrants—regardless of status—about alternatives to employment through entrepreneurship. To date, we have held 8 webinars that cover topics including “Working for Yourself”, “Credit and Financial Capital”, “Choosing a Business Structure”, and “Financing/Bootstrapping Your Business”.…

VAWA Update

Categories: General Announcements

January 3, 2019

On December 21, 2018 VAWA expired at midnight due to the government shut down resulting in temporary funding cut off for programs that help victims of sexual assault, domestic abuse and stalking.

Grants already awarded under the law will not be affected by the lapse in its authorization, but the shutdown will delay payment requests from VAWA-funded programs.…