Our Supporters

CIVIC thanks the many donors, volunteers, and champions whose support has been integral to our growth and progress. These committed supporters are essential partners in our work to improve the lives of people in immigration detention and their families.
Foundation Partners
Our work would not have been possible without these early-stage partners:
Echoing Green
Y & H Soda Foundation
Sparkplug Foundation
Santa Clara University’s Ignatian Center
Our work would not be possible without the support of the following partners:
Y & H Soda Foundation
The California Endowment
Trinity Wall Street Church
Herb Block Foundation
Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
J.M Kaplan Fund
Firedoll Foundation
The van Löben Sels/RembeRock Foundation
The Peggy and Jack Baskin Foundation
Orange County Opportunity Fund
University of California, San Diego’s Critical Refugee Studies
Cal Humanities
Mass Humanities
Chester County Community Foundation
Alameda County United in Defense of Immigrant Rights (ACUDIR)
Corporate Partners
Connor, Fletcher, & Hedenkamp LLP
Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP
Law Office of Carol A. Sobel
Law Office of Nina Baumler
Pillsbury LLP
Rosen Bien Galvan & Grunfeld LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Special thanks to our pro bono social media team at Law Veritas.
Faith Community Offertory Partners
We would like to thank the following faith communities for taking up a special collection for CIVIC or sponsoring our events:
Cal-Pac Conference of the United Methodist Church
First Unitarian Church of Los Angeles
First Unitarian Universalist Church of San Diego
Immaculate Heart Community
Neighborhood Unitarian Universalist Church of Pasadena
Saint Mary of Sorrows
Unitarian Universalist Church of Davis
Unitarian Universalist Church of Santa Monica
Unitarian Universalist Community of the Mountains
Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Santa Cruz County
Community Partners
We would like to thank the following organizations for sponsoring our various projects:
American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California
California Immigrant Policy Center
Detention Watch Network
Friends Committee on Legislation of California
Los Angeles LGBT Center
Lutheran Immigration & Refugee Service
Returning Home Foundation
Sisters of Mercy
Individual Donors
Every donation–large or small–helps CIVIC accomplish its goals. We take this time to thank our many individual donors, particularly our major donors who support our mission:
Francine Pascal
John Lippman
John and Annie Rose
Katharine Gordon
Kathryn Smith
Kim & Craig Pastolove
Lisa Berkower and Mitchell F. Rubin
Liz Luckett
Maria Reiger
Reginald S. Saunders
Richard Grosbard
Samuel E. Franusic
Sara Weiss
Susan and Jerry Webman
Suzanne Llewellyn
We especially would like to thank our Anonymous Donors who have changed the lives of so many, in such a quiet and generous way.
As we give thanks, it’s important to note that there is more work to be done. CIVIC is funded entirely through private donations. For more information about giving opportunities, please contact Christina Fialho at 385-212-4842 or make a donation online.

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