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.

Celebrate International Domestic Workers Day in Philly!

Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance

Join Philadelphia nannies, house cleaners, and care givers, as well as City Councilmembers, employers, and allies, to celebrate this year’s International Domestic Workers Day and the unprecedented support we’ve built for a Philly Domestic Worker Bill of Rights! We’re excited to share some important progress coming down the pipeline for Philly’s 16,000 domestic workers!

RSVP and get more info on Facebook.

 Philadelphia City Hall

When Trump Cracks Down, Community Fights Back!

New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia

We will not let fear divide and separate our families. Our greatest strength is in coming together to ORGANIZE, DEFEND, and BUILD the resilient community and visions that will bring us into a better world. Join us on Monday to stand up against this administration’s policies of fear!

More info and RSVP on Facebook.

 114 N 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2422

Lograron las licencias en Manejo en Nueva York – próximamente vamos a ganar en Pennsylvania! Vengan a esta reunión para aprender sobre como tu puedes unirte a la lucha!

They won drivers’ licenses in New York – next we will win them in Pennsylvania! Come to this community meeting next week to learn how you can support the campaign for licenses in PA!

 220 Birch St., Kennett Square, PA

Immigrant families face separation constantly, this time thanks to Ben Carson and his Department of Housing and Urban Development. A new proposal would evict mixed-status families from subsidized housing, requiring everyone except senior citizens to prove citizenship. This would mean that if a woman living in subsidized housing has her brother who is applying for asylum temporarily staying with her, both would face eviction unless the brother moved out. Over 100,000 families would face eviction if this rule is put in place.

HUD admits its mixed-status rule will NOT reduce wait lists, but WILL reduce the quality & quantity of housing. This is clearly another attack on immigrants and poor people, and we will let the government know why we will not stand for it.

Join us for a comment party to stand against family separation. Dinner will be served and provided.

 East Liberty Presbyterian Church (ELPC), 116 South Highland Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15206

We are excited to announce our 5th Statewide Immigrant and Refugee Youth Leadership Convening! We believe in the important role and impact of young leaders in our movement. This is why PICC has continued to engage immigrant youth from across the state in advocacy, provided support and direct leadership development! In order to ensure that youth voices are at the core of the immigrant rights movement and decision making PICC has developed a new Youth Membership Initiative and continued to host our annual Summer Immigrant and Refugee Youth 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.

Registration is now open! 

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.

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

Sign up for an information session on to learn more about our convening!

Wednesday, June 12 from 7:30-8:00 pm. Sign up here! 

Fundraising: As a youth led event, all attendees are expected to raise funds for this event to ensure 100% youth ownership. The actual cost for this event per person is $150.00. We don’t turn anyone away for lack of financial means of fundraising efforts. If you have any questions or need support please contact us. PICC will provide fundraising materials, webinars and work 1-on-1 with each participant to ensure each person has a plan and is successful fundraising.  This is a very important skill to learn! Please contact Maria Sotomayor at mariasotomayor@paimmigrant.org We are here to support you!

Sign up for our Fundraising training sessions to help you get started!

Thursday, June 27 from 7:30-8:30 pm. Sign up here!

Wednesday, July 10 from 7:30- 8:30 pm. Sign up here! 

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 All Interested Youth Must Register