— ECFC Events —
The Pandemic’s Disproportionate Impact on Immigrant Children and Families
This event was held on May 1, 2020
- Advocating and Investing in Equity for Immigrant Families - ECFC & GCIR brief discusses areas of need and opportunity for investment.
- Topline Messages on COVID-19 Relief and Children in Immigrant Families, Latino Policy Forum
- Recommendations for Inclusion of Latino Communities in COVID-19 Relief Efforts
- Immigrant Workers: Vital to the U.S. COVID-19 Response, Disproportionately Vulnerable, March 2020, Migration Policy Institute
- Approaches to Protect Children’s Access to Health and Human Services in an Era of Harsh Immigration Policy, National Center for Children in Poverty
In addition to highlighting the Coronavirus’s disproportionate impact on immigrant children, speakers discussed 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. Speakers included: Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), Irving Harris Foundation, Latino Policy Forum, and the Center for New American Children, Children at Risk (Texas).