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Join the PICC Team!

Nov 11 2019    

Political Director – Applications Due Dec. 15, 2019 Resource Development Manager – Applications Due Jan. 15, 2019 Persons of color and from immigrant backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply. The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates for employment will be considered without regard to race or ethnicity, gender, age, national origin, […]

PA is Ready! Creates Vision for Expanding Community-Led Immigration Services in PA

Oct 2 2019    

PA is Ready! strives to be an adaptive, well-coordinated Pennsylvania statewide network of organizations – rooted in and serving diverse immigrant and refugee communities – that is equipped to: Make legal and other immigration services accessible; Build power, organizational capacity, and the leadership of immigrant community members; and Address community-identified needs and root causes in […]

PICC is Hiring: Resource Development Manager

Aug 16 2019    

The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) is a diverse coalition of over 50 member organizations across the state. Our mission is to advance immigrant rights and promote immigrants’ full integration into society by advocating with a unified voice for greater public understanding and welcoming public policies throughout Pennsylvania. PICC leads and supports campaigns to […]

PICC is Hiring: Youth Organizer

Mar 7 2019    

PICC’s youth organizing project aims to strengthen leadership among immigrant communities by helping immigrant and refugee youth become grassroots organizers and leaders of immigrant rights campaigns.

PICC is Hiring: Statewide Political Director

Nov 16 2018    

The Statewide Political Director will lead PICC’s efforts to increase the political power of immigrant and refugee communities to pass policies at the local and state level. Please submit resume and cover letter via email to jobs@paimmigrant.org.

Public Charge Rule: Take Action & Submit Comments!

Oct 19 2018    

On October 10, the Trump administration formally announced a proposed regulation that would dramatically broaden the “public charge” test that has been a part of federal immigration law for decades. The new rule could force immigrant families to choose between permanent legal status and their ability to access basic needs like healthy food, safe housing, and health […]

Public Charge Rule: What is it and how will it impact PA?

Sep 25 2018    

On September 22, the Trump administration released the text of the proposed public charge rule change and announced it would soon be published for comment. If the rule is ­finalized in its proposed form, this would mark a significant and harmful departure from the current policy. For over a hundred years, the government has recognized […]

Welcoming Schools Webinar

Jun 13 2017    

Learn how you can use the Welcoming Schools toolkit to pass resolutions and policies in your school district that will help protect immigrant and refugee families. This toolkit provides students, parents, and community members with the information and tools they need to work with their schools to enact policies to ensure that all students, regardless […]

Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals

Mar 15 2015    

On the afternoon of March 16, 2015 the Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) is presenting a four hour half-day seminar “Opening the Courthouse Doors to Limited English Proficient Individuals- Language Access in PA Courts and Administrative Agencies” which has been planned and organized by attorneys with PICC member agencies Friends of Farmworkers, Inc. and Community Legal […]

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