The Pandemic’s Disproportionate Impact on Immigrant Children and Families: What Philanthropists and Advocates Can Do
Friday, May 1, 2020
1:00 PM - Duration: 1 hour
In addition to highlighting the Coronavirus’s disproportionate impact on immigrant children, we will discuss federal legislation to address the needs of immigrant families; key services and assistance that local and state organizations are providing to immigrant families; the critical role that philanthropy plays in supporting positive outcomes for immigrant families; and concrete actions that advocates can take to improve policies for immigrant children and families.
The goals are:
- Highlight the disproportionate impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on immigrant children and families
- Highlight state and community efforts to address the needs of immigrant children and families
- Discuss the key role that philanthropy plays in addressing inequitable access to Coronavirus relief services and resources for immigrant children
- Promote actions state allies can take in their states and with their Congressional delegations to combat inequitable treatment and poor outcomes of immigrant children and families
Our speakers will include:
- Wendy Cervantes, Director of Immigration and Immigrant Families, Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP)
- Denise Dell Isola and Ausannette Garcia-Goyette, Irving Harris Foundation
- Rebecca Vonderlack Navarro, PhD, and Jose Marco, Latino Policy Forum
- Yael Ross, Director, Center for New American Children, Children at Risk (Texas)
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Remember – registration is required this week as we’ll be using The Alliance Zoom platform!