Support CGRS

Our work would not be possible without your support. Join us to protect refugees and advance human rights. Make a secure donation today.

Why Support CGRS?

  • To promote legal rights and social justice for refugees and asylum seekers.
  • To help CGRS provide the highest standard of advocacy.
  • To protect women, children, and LGBTQ individuals from gender-based violence.

CGRS needs your help so we can continue to:

  • Provide free, easily accessible training and technical assistance for attorneys and advocates who represent asylum seekers.
  • Litigate groundbreaking cases to advance refugee rights.

  • Advocate for more humane refugee and immigration policies in the United States.

  • Ensure that refugee rights, women’s rights, and LGBTQ rights are understood as human rights.

  • Research and promote human rights to address the root causes of persecution.

  • Publish articles and reports to expose trends in asylum adjudication and hold decision makers accountable.

The Center for Gender & Refugee Studies receives contributions through the UC Hastings Foundation a tax-exempt entity under Section 501(c)(3) of the tax code. The Hastings Foundation Tax ID/EIN is 23-7135898. All contributions to CGRS are tax-deductible, and we never share or sell the contact information of our donors.

For more information, contact CGRS Finance and Operations Coordinator Vivane Yee at