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Crossing Boundaries, Connecting Communities: Alliance Building for Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice.

Crossing Boundaries, Connecting Communities: Alliance Building for Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice.

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The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) has released Crossing Boundaries, Connecting Communities: Alliance Building for Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice. Produced with support from the Hill-Snowdon Foundation, Open Society Institute and Public Interest Projects, this new report includes detailed case studies of organizations that are forging effective cross racial alliances between immigrant and native-born communities in order to build power and win just policies and practices in their regions. The report features current and former HSF grantee partners, such as CASA de Maryland, Highlander Research and Education Center, the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance and the Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance. A tool for both funders and practitioners, this report documents the range of creative strategies being employed to create authentic relationships between diverse constituents. It concludes with recommendations aimed attracting more resources for this innovative, yet under-funded, community strengthening strategy.

The Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) has released Crossing Boundaries, Connecting Communities: Alliance Building for Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice. Produced with support from the Hill-Snowdon Foundation, Open Society Institute and Public Interest Projects, this new report includes detailed case studies of organizations that are forging effective cross racial alliances between immigrant and native-born communities in order to build power and win just policies and practices in their regions. The report features current and former HSF grantee partners, such as CASA de Maryland, Highlander Research and Education Center, the Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance and the Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance. A tool for both funders and practitioners, this report documents the range of creative strategies being employed to create authentic relationships between diverse constituents. It concludes with recommendations aimed attracting more resources for this innovative, yet under-funded, community strengthening strategy.

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Crossing BoUnDAriEs, ConnECting CommUnitiEs
Alliance Building for mmigrants ights and acialJustice
 
Crossing BoUnDAriEs, ConnECting CommUnitiEs
Alliance Building for mmigrants ights and acialJustice
 
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Crossing Boundaries, Connecting Communities: Alliance Building for Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice 
 waspublished by the Black Alliance for Just Immigration and funded by the Hill Snowdon Foundation,Open Society Institute and Pubic Interest Projects.Project Director Gerald Lenoir, Black Alliance for Just ImmigrationInterviewers Rev. Deborah Lee and Chad JonesReport Writer Rev. Deborah LeeEditor Gerald LenoirProofreader Karen DaltonDesign and Layout Tactile Pictures, Petaluma, CaliforniaPrinter: ScanArt, Emeryville, CaliforniaProject Committee Naomi Abraham, Public Interest ProjectsAnn Bastien, New World FoundationJulia Beatty, Twenty-rst Century FoundationLarisa Casillas, Common Counsel FoundationMelanie Cervantes, Akonadi FoundationShona Chakravartty, Hill-Snowdon FoundationCharles Fields, The California Endowment
Daranee Petsod, Grantmakers Confcerned for Immigrants and Refugees
Maria Teresa Rojas, Open Society InstituteMarisol Ramos, New World FoundationEric K. Ward, Center for New Community  Thanks to all of the organiations that participated in the interviews for this report. Thanks also toLori Villarosa of the Philanthropic Initiative for Racial Equity and to Manuel Pastor and the staff of the Program for Environmental and Regional Equity at the University of Southern California for theirinput. Photographs were provided courtesy of the organiations interviewed. Photographs from theBeloved Community Center were taken by Lewis Brandon III; Broderick Webb provided photos forthe Power of a Million Minds Collaborative.
For more information about this report, contact:
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