Dear Friends and Colleagues:

We are please to let you know that the 2011 E Pluribus Unum Prizes winners have been designated by the White House as “Champions of Change” for their innovative and life-changing work.

Champions of Change is a weekly initiative to highlight Americans who are making an impact in their communities and helping our country rise to meet the many challenges of the 21st century. This week, the focus of the Champions of Change is on the importance of immigrant integration efforts and those working to help the current generation of immigrants and refugees successfully integrate and thrive in their new communities.

Profiled Champions of Change include:

Bernardo Ramirez, Hispanic Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City

Bob Montgomery, International Rescue Committee in San Diego

Patience Lehrman, Temple University Intergenerational – Center Project SHINE

José Ramón Fernández-Peña, Welcome Back Initiative

Read the Champions of Change White House Blog on Immigrant Integration by Felicia Escobar, Senior Immigration Policy Advisor, the White House Domestic Policy Council.
 
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If you have questions about the E Pluribus Unum Prizes please email awardsinfo@MigrationPolicy.Org.

Sincerely,

Monica Arciga
Program Coordinator/Policy Analyst
Migration Policy Institute
National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy