Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition

Events / Past Events

PICC organizes and co-sponsors many events including lobby days, public actions, educational trainings, citizenship days and member meetings. Below are upcoming and recent PICC and PICC member organization events.

This FREE information session will discuss proposed changes to the public charge rule that may affect immigrants and their families who receive or plan to receive public benefits.

Presentation from Maripat Pileggi, Public Benefits attorney at Community Legal Services

 211 N. 13th St., 4th Floor, Philadelphia PA 19107

It’s important for everyone to know what rights we have when it comes to dealing with ICE in the streets, at home, and in the workplace. This workshop is geared toward allies who may be in a situation where they want to help their undocumented neighbors, friends and co-workers.

More information on Facebook.

 7221 Rising Sun Ave, Philadelphia PA 19111

Know Your Rights – READING

Make the Road PA

¡Conozca sus derechos – Pasos que seguir después de una redada de ICE! Es importante que todos sepan qué derechos tenemos cuando se trata de lidiar con agentes de inmigración (ICE) en las calles, en el hogar y en el lugar de trabajo.

Más información en Facebook.

 501 Washington Ave, Reading PA 19601

“Las Madres de Berks” Screening – NORRISTOWN

Michelle Angela Ortiz/Artist, Shut Down Berks Coalition

Visual Artist, Michelle Angela Ortiz will be screening her short documentary, “Las Madres de Berks”, as part of her “Familias Separadas” public art project which amplifies the stories of families affected by detention and deportation in Pennsylvania. RSVP today!

More information on Facebook.

 CCATE, 208 DeKalb St., Norristown PA 19401

“Las Madres de Berks” Screening – LANCASTER

Michelle Angela Ortiz/Artist, Shut Down Berks Coalition

Visual Artist, Michelle Angela Ortiz will be screening her short documentary, “Las Madres de Berks”, as part of her “Familias Separadas” public art project which amplifies the stories of families affected by detention and deportation in Pennsylvania. RSVP Today!

More information on Facebook.

 Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St, Lancaster PA 17602

“Las Madres de Berks” Screening – HARRISBURG

Michelle Angela Ortiz/Artist, Shut Down Berks Coalition

Visual Artist Michelle Angela Ortiz will be screening her short documentary, “Las Madres de Berks”, as part of her “Familias Separadas” public art project which amplifies the stories of families affected by detention and deportation in Pennsylvania.

More information on Facebook.

 Susquehanna Art Museum, 1401 N. 3rd St., Harrisburg PA 17102

Community Navigators are community members who receive specialized training to provide quality immigration services for their communities in an empowering and effective way. The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) will be hosting a training in Scranton to give community leaders the skills and knowledge to assist their peers in accessing resources and understanding their rights in Pennsylvania.

REGISTER HERE: http://bit.ly/CN-Scranton-2019

 UNC-NEPA, 509 Cedar Ave, Scranton PA 18505

Join Modero & Company, Asian Americans United, and VietLead in ending deportations and protecting Indonesian, Cambodian, Viet, and Chinese communities in our defense against ICE.

This event will include:

  • Legal Panel and Q&A for Asylum Applicants
  • Know Your Rights Training: What to do when ICE is around!
  • Accompaniment Training: Defend folks at risk!

Language assistance in Indonesian and Vietnamese will be provided, as well as refreshments! More info on Facebook.

 St. Thomas Aquinas, 1719 Morris St., Philadelphia PA 19145

It’s important for everyone to know what rights we have when it comes to dealing with ICE in the streets, at home, and in the workplace. This workshop is geared toward allies who may be in a situation where they want to help their undocumented neighbors, friends and co-workers.

More information on Facebook.

 501 Washington Ave, Reading PA 19601

We are excited to announce our 5th Statewide Immigrant and Refugee Youth Leadership Convening! Our convening will bring together 30 immigrant youth that originate from different walks of life across PA. During the weekend attendees are able to share their stories and develop leadership skills, organizing skills, and have a chance to build relationships with other youth who share similar experience and goals!

This event is open to immigrant, refugees and children of immigrants.

When: Friday, August 16- Sunday, August 18, 2019
Location:  Summer camp. Location will be shared only with youth applying.
Ages: 14-24

Cost of registration: $35.00 per person to secure spot.

Register Today! Registration deadline, July 8, 2019

Registration and fundraising helps cover the cost of transportation, housing, food, trainings and materials for the weekend.

Learn more about our convening!

Please contact Maria Sotomayor at mariasotomayor@paimmigrant.org or 215-832-3482 if you have any questions.

 All Interested Youth Must Register