In Opposition to the “Public Charge” Rule Change

Swearing-in ceremony officiated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and held at the Community Center in Brentwood, CA — East Bay Times &nbsp; UPDATE January 29, 2020: On Monday, January 26, the Supreme Court ruled the Trump Administration can move forward with a rule to make it harder for immigrants who rely on public assistance to gain &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>


Since the Trump Administration announced its “zero tolerance” policy in May, over 2,300 children have been separated from their parents and detained, without a clear path to reunification. As grantee leader Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris explains, trauma at an early age can lead to toxic stress and ultimately long-term health consequences. As the American public learned &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Pass the Dream Act Now

“The helping hand and kindness I received from Mission Asset Fund will empower me to keep my education going and support my family for another two years” — Cinthia, DACA scholarship recipient *We first published this piece December 20, 2017, before Congress passed a short-term spending resolution, which expires this Friday. Now, one year after the termination &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

Our Community Responds to the Termination of DACA

Since the Trump Administration announced its intention to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program on Tuesday, voices across the nation have cried out in defense of Dreamers. Nearly 800,000 DACA recipients attend our schools, work alongside us, serve in our armed forces and help us respond to disasters like Hurricane Harvey. They &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

On the Front Lines: Serving Immigrants + Refugees in a New Political Era

A conversation with Nikki Cicerani + Anne Kirwan of Upwardly Global With UpGlo’s support, Joy, Lisa and Khaled found management consulting jobs in the Bay Area. Right now across the U.S., there are nearly two million college-educated immigrants and refugees who are unemployed or underemployed. Upwardly Global (or “UpGlo”), a Tipping Point grantee since 2011, is &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>

The Justice Gap: Closing the gulf between social and legal services

Project Legal Link (PLL), an initiative of Tipping Point Community since 2014, partners with the most effective non-profits in San Francisco to help low-income people navigate the legal system on their path out of poverty. Now housed at Bay Area Legal Aid, Project Legal Link recently received an R+D grant from Tipping Point to refine &hellip; <a href="">Continued</a>