EITC Funders Network Conversation: Tax Policy and Racial Equity – Spotlight on State and Local Fiscal Policies

We hope you can join us for the funder convening on September 6, 2018 at the 2018 Prosperity Summit: Advancing Racial and Gender Equity Through the Tax Code: Tax Credits and Beyond. In advance of the meeting, we’ve been gathering background materials and supplemental resources. Below is the second video in a short video series on equity and…

June 2018 Newsletter Interview: Laura Speer, Associate Director, Policy Reform and Advocacy at The Annie E. Casey Foundation

Supporting Immigrant Families in a Shifting Policy Landscape *Edit Added on 10.30.18:  The proposed “public charge” rule was published in the Federal Register on October 10th, triggering a 60-day public comment period. Under this proposed rule, immigrants seeking admission to the U.S. or applying for lawful permanent residency could be denied if family members, including U.S. citizen children, receive…

Proposed “Public Charge” Regulation includes Non-Cash Benefits such as the EITC, SNAP, and CHIP

The Department of Homeland Security has proposed a new federal regulation that expands the definition of “public charge,” – a term used by U.S. immigration officials to describe a person who “is likely to become primarily dependent on the government for subsistence.” The proposed expansion of this definition would allow officials to factor in the…

April 2018: A Guide to the New ‘Public Charge’ Rules

Co-sponsors: Children, Youth & Family Funders Roundtable, Colorado Association of Funders, Early Childhood Funders Collaborative, EITC Funders Network, Forefront, Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation, Funders for LGBTQ Issues, Grantmakers Income Security Taskforce, Grantmakers of Oregon and Southwest Washington, Hispanics in Philanthropy, Human Rights Funders Network, National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy, Neighborhood Funders Group, Northern California Grantmakers, Peace and Security Funders Group, Philanthropy New York, San Diego Grantmakers, Southern California Grantmakers, United Philanthropy Forum ————————————-…