IMMIGRATION INSTITUTE OF THE BAY AREA

Serving immigrants since 1918

SAN FRANCISCO, CA   |  http://www.iibayarea.org/

Mission

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) welcomes, educates and serves immigrants, refugees and their families as they join and contribute to the community.

Ruling year info

1953

Executive Director

Ellen Dumesnil

Main address

1111 MARKET STREET 4TH FLOOR

SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94103-1513 USA

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Formerly known as

International Institute of the Bay Area

EIN

94-1156554

NTEE code info

Ethnic/Immigrant Services (P84)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

IIBA aims to expand our capacity to deliver affordable, high-quality immigration legal services, to excel in developing best practices and services, to engage with other partners and volunteers in our communities to advance our mission, and to sustain our work through a diversified resource base. We will do all of this while responding to an environment that is far more challenging for immigrants to navigate.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Immigration Legal Services

Provides high quality, low cost immigration legal services across the Bay Area.

Population(s) Served
Immigrants and migrants
Families

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of Young Immigrants who Renewed DACA

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Immigrants and migrants

Related Program

Immigration Legal Services

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Holding steady

Context Notes

Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) allows young immigrants, who came to the United States as children, to pursue their education and careers, free from the threat of deportation.

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

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Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) aims to deepen and advance its regional impact.

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) aims to increase its operational effectiveness and efficiency, while leveraging its strong foundation and history.

The Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) aims to establish a strong financial foundation, in order to continue to support its vital programs and services.

In terms of advancing regional impact IIBA will identify opportunities to improve service impact across existing service sites, explore opportunities to expand services to new geographies, and strengthen outcome evaluation across the organization.

In terms of increasing operational effectiveness and efficiency, IIBA will leverage technology in support of greater operating efficiency and client impact. IIBA will improve staff performance evaluation process, with clear linkages to the agency's goals and strategic plan. IIBA will centralize volunteer management across the agency.

In terms of establishing a strong financial foundation to support its vital programs and services, IIBA will increase support from individual donors, increase revenue generated from fees for services, and increase funding from foundation and government grants.

IIBA continuously looks at our services – evaluating the effectiveness of our programs and identifying opportunities to deepen our impact within the communities we currently serve. We are always looking for opportunities to extend our services to other communities with a high unmet need for immigration-related legal services. Collaboration and partnership are a hallmark of IIBA's approach to service delivery – in the communities we serve now and in the future.

IIBA has progressed towards standardizing administrative, volunteer, and legal processes – incorporating best practices culled from each of our 8 offices. IIBA is leveraging technology in the support of enhanced client service outcomes and administrative efficiency. IIBA provides timely professional guidance and development opportunities to further its staff's careers. This commitment also extends to our Board of Directors and volunteers – two constituencies vital to IIBA's long term capacity and sustainability.

At IIBA we build upon our existing foundation of grant and contract revenue and fees-for-service income, while establishing a new base of financial support from individuals, law firms, and businesses who share a commitment to our mission. IIBA has sharpen its marketing communications by offering multiple avenues of engagement with our good work.

Expanded service delivery: opened offices in Napa, Antioch and Fremont
Led a 10-county collaborative to provide immigration legal services to youth eligible for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)
Increased the number of staff dedicated to provided immigration legal services
Increased revenue
Partnered with Harvard Business School Community Partners to analyze and evaluate cost of providing services to insure long term financial stability
Implemented Salesforce CRM to better manage and track donors, volunteers, and prospective stakeholders
Established presence on community college campuses across the Bay Area.

Financials

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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IMMIGRATION INSTITUTE OF THE BAY AREA

Board of directors
as of 3/16/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Jennifer Beckett

Steve Herman

Anne Peskoe

Sean McCormick

Antoine Orard

Rodrigo Davies

Morry Herman

Eric Lun

Livia Santoro

Joey Yang

Jennifer Beckett

Richard Fuller

Christian Valdez

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? Yes
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? Yes
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? Yes

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 1/19/2021,

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 01/19/2021

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Data
  • We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
  • We employ non-traditional ways of gathering feedback on programs and trainings, which may include interviews, roundtables, and external reviews with/by community stakeholders.
  • We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.
Policies and processes
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
  • We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.