In this photo taken Tuesday April 14, 2020, Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses an outline for what it will take to lift coronavirus restrictions during a news conference at the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services in Rancho Cordova, Calif. California lawmakers are launching hearings on Thursday to gather more details on Newsom’s spending during the pandemic and the $1 billion contract he entered for protective masks. AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)Photo: Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press
California will partner with philanthropists to provide $125 million to undocumented immigrants facing financial hardships during the coronavirus outbreak, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday.
The state will contribute $75 million in disaster-relief assistance, Newsom said, while several nonprofit foundations committed to raising $50 million through the new California Immigrant Resilience Fund.