Become A Member

The Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC) is a diverse coalition of over 50 member organizations and hundreds of individual members. Our membership includes community groups, social, health and legal service providers, advocacy organizations, labor unions, faith communities, immigrant community members and concerned individuals. PICC plays a unique role as the only organization in Pennsylvania that brings together organizations and individuals representing different ethnicities, immigration statuses, faiths, and other backgrounds, to work collectively on immigrant rights in Pennsylvania.

PICC Membership:

PICC members are a broad base of organizations and individuals who share PICC’s mission and values. Our members include: community groups, social, health and legal service providers, unions, advocacy organizations, faith communities, community leaders and concerned individuals. PICC seeks to ensure geographic, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity among its organizational and individual members. For-profit organizations may not be members of PICC but are invited to be PICC supporters. Elected officials and government representatives may participate in PICC activities and taskforces as guests; membership and Board participation will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Partisan organizations may not be members of PICC.

Organizational Membership:

PICC seeks to establish mutually beneficial and transparent relationships with member organizations. Organizations pay $50 - $300 per year depending on your budget size. PICC organizational members receive the following benefits:

  • Opportunity to participate in coordinated campaigns and taskforces at the local, state and federal levels
  • Ability to participate in setting PICC’s advocacy and organizing priorities
  • Discounts on PICC trainings (for membership-based organizational members, discounts are extended to organizational members as well)
  • Acknowledgement as a coalition member on PICC’s website, letterhead and advocacy materials
  • Recognition, credit and promotion of organization’s work and events
  • Eligibility to apply for sub-grants and preference for joint funding opportunities
  • Transportation to state and national advocacy and organizing events (as available)
  • Access to meeting space in PICC’s building (as available and according to building regulations)
  • Networking with diverse members who share a commitment to PICC’s mission and values
  • Timely receipt of PICC position statements on current immigration issues and policy developments (in development)
  • Access to an on-line library storing resource manuals, training and informational materials produced through PICC’s campaigns and trainings (in development)

Join PICC as an organization

Individual Membership:

PICC encourages and welcomes immigrants and allies to join PICC as individual members. By becoming a member, individuals demonstrate their commitment to PICC’s mission and values and their support for advocacy and organizing to address specific issues of concern. Individual membership starts at $25 per year. Individual members receive the following benefits:

  • Discounts on PICC trainings and events
  • Transportation to state and national advocacy and organizing events (as available)
  • Invitation to PICC Annual Membership Meeting and other events
  • Networking with diverse members who share a commitment to PICC’s mission and values
  • Ability to nominate advocacy and organizing priorities and suggest candidates for PICC’s Board
  • Additional benefits will be offered as membership expands
  • While not required, PICC strongly encourages individual members to support PICC through volunteering with and engaging in one or more of PICC’s issue advocacy and organizing campaigns or taskforces.

Join PICC as an individual

To learn more about PICC member organizations, please go to our members page.