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New Resources on U.S. Immigration Policy- Past and Present
The Migration Policy Institute has released a new publication: Migration at the U.S.-Mexico Border A Challenge Decades in the Making, a comprehensive overview of US-Mexico border policy from the 1980s-today.
Additionally, Grantmakers Concerned with Immigrants and Refugees has released the first in a series of timelines to be shared over the next year, which provides in-depth information on the evolution of American citizenship and how the United States has determined who belongs in this country and who does not. Understanding this history and the forces that drive it is critical to understanding how we decide who gets to be American today.
MO Plan on Aging- Upcoming Town HallsAging with Dignity: Missouri’s Master Plan on Aging is a multi-sector initiative to ensure that all Missourians, regardless of age or ability, will have access to person-centered programs and services necessary to help them age in their environment of choice and in a safe and healthy manner. You can help! In February and March, in-person town hall-style events will be held to gather feedback from anyone who wants to influence the direction of the state when it comes to aging in Missouri.
Aging and Equity articles
The experience of being and becoming older differs substantially based on one’s race, ethnicity, and gender. These two articles further explore the issues of aging and equity, or lack thereof.
Grantee Spotlight: CAC NEMO
The Child Advocacy Center of Northeast Missouri (CAC-NEMO) serves child victims of sexual abuse, physical abuse, and children who witness violence. Since opening their doors in 2000, CAC staff and community partners have been the front-line responders to reports of child abuse.