Strengthening the Legal Services Infrastructure Grantees - 2019

Organization Area served Purpose Amount
Catholic Charities of San Jose Santa Clara To support the South Bay Legal Immigration Services Network (SBLisn) to serve short- and long-term needs of Santa Clara County immigrants; address increased complexity of legal remedies and need for community education; and offer a coordinated response in a continually changing policy context. $460,000
Immigrant Legal Resource Center San Mateo In support of the immigrant children, families, and elderly in San Mateo County, the ILRC seeks funding for Collaborative Resources for Immigration Services on the Peninsula (CRISP), to provide free or low-cost immigration legal assistance and related policy and advocacy efforts. $408,000
Multicultural Institute San Mateo To support immigrant families, day laborers, immigrant women and unaccompanied youth by offering comprehensive immigration education and outreach services along with connected economic development, vocational skill development, and legal and health support. $10,000
Pars Equality Center San Mateo, Santa Clara To support: 1) Know Your Rights campaigns to inform & empower Middle Eastern communities, notably those affected by Muslim Travel Ban & extreme vetting policies; 2) Direct Legal Representation of immigrants facing Travel Ban/extreme vetting in requesting various immigration benefits & waivers. $50,000
Puente De La Costa Sur San Mateo To support Puente de la Costa Sur to provide immigrants, farmworkers, and other low-income community members, information about their legal rights, assist them with immigration-related legal services, and provide them with tools for self-advocacy. $50,000
The Justice And Diversity Center Of The Bar Association Of San Francisco San Mateo, Santa Clara To support a continuum of legal services for immigrants that includes Know Your Rights presentations, affirmative legal screenings, post-arrest attorney activation, consultations for detained immigrants, legal representation, and capacity-building for legal service providers. $50,000
    Total $1,028,000