Dear Friends and Colleagues:
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.
White House Blog | Profiles and Videos | Champions of Change Press Release
If you have questions about the E Pluribus Unum Prizes please email awardsinfo@MigrationPolicy.Org.
Program Coordinator/Policy Analyst
Migration Policy Institute
National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy