Strengthening the Legal Services Infrastructure Grantees - 2016

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Center for Employment Training San Mateo and Santa Clara counties To oversee the e-immigrate platform development/management and train/support cohort agency users on the e-immigrate web based tools that are designed to safely and meaningfully support individuals through immigration process. $65,313
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Mateo County To support the immigration legal services infrastructure in San Mateo County (CRISP)so that it will be stronger, and free and low-cost services will be better equipped to serve immigrant children, families, and the elderly. $408,000
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Santa Clara County To advance the capacity of SBLISN (South Bay Legal Immigration Services Network), a collaborative of organizations in Santa Clara County providing immigrant legal services, and contribute to the strengthening of CRISP and the SVCF Immigration Cohort. $374,250
Center for Gender & Refugee Studies (Fiscal Sponsor: UC Hastings Foundation) San Mateo and Santa Clara counties To provide training and technical assistance to Santa Clara and San Mateo County based legal service providers representing women, children, and LGBT asylum seekers. $30,000
Pangea Legal Services San Mateo and Santa Clara counties To support the South Bay Access to Counsel Project that provides high-quality legal representation to detained and non-detained immigrants in court proceedings, increasing pathways to citizenship, and decreasing family separation and detention time. $40,000
Dolores Street Community Services San Mateo and Santa Clara counties To support AAN's expansion of education, outreach and community building services to African and Afro-Caribbean immigrants in the South Bay. $40,000
Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto San Mateo County To expand CLSEPA's capacity to provide legal support to children and families by supporting a immigration paralegal position. $40,000
International Institute of The Bay Area (IIBA) San Mateo County To expand IIBA's capacity to provide high quality immigration legal services by training one new BIA accredited representative, and strengthen collaborative partnerships in our cohort by documenting cost-effective workshop models. $40,000
    Total $1,037,563