Immigrant Integration promotes mutual benefits for immigrants
and their receiving communities that allow newcomers enhanced
civic participation and improved
Silicon Valley draws people from everywhere and is one of the most diverse areas in the country. In our region, one-third of our residents are immigrants, nearly half of our workforce is foreign-born and close to two-thirds of those under the age of 18 are children of immigrants. Our continued prosperity and success depends on our ability to build integrated, cohesive communities that honor our shared values of family, hard work and opportunity for all.
Immigrant Civic EngagementImmigrant Civic Engagement is an increasingly critical issue for the United States. Immigrant civic engagement may take various forms, but naturalization, voting registration and voter turnout are key measures or benchmarks. Read more »
Peer Lending CirclesIn partnership with Mission Asset Fund, the community foundation is piloting a new program at the International Institute of the Bay Area-Redwood City and the Center for Employment Training... Read more »
CitizenshipWorksCitizenshipWorks provides easy-to-use online tools to help low and moderate-income individuals answer important questions about their eligibility for naturalization... Read more »