Immigrant Rights and Advocacy Nonprofits Receive Total of $200,000 from San Francisco-based MTYKL Foundation

minami-tamaki-yamauchi-kwok-lee-foundation-new-grants-email

SAN FRANCISCO (Feb. 7, 2017) – Ten Bay Area and Washington, DC. nonprofit organizations have received a total of $200,000 to date from the MTYKL Foundation, which was founded by five San Francisco lawyers in 2014.

The grants are part of the foundation’s Immigrant Rights Initiative and support programs aimed at women and children detainees; immigrant rights fellowships; research on implicit bias; labor trafficking; and education, legislation, and media campaigns to change hearts and minds and reform policy.

The following organizations each received $20,000 from the MTYKL Foundation’s Immigrant Rights Initiative:

Continue reading