Inaugural 2023 Community of Practice Power Builder Grantees
Aliento Arizona: Aliento is a community organization that is DACA, undocumented, and youth-led invested in the well-being, emotional healing, and leadership development of those impacted by the inequalities of lacking an immigration status.
American Business Immigration Coalition: ABIC builds powerful coalitions of businesses and business associations to provide a strong and effective voice seeking sensible immigration reforms to strengthen our families and economy. ABIC also advocates for statewide or federal legislation for immigrants and fights back against anti-immigrant measures that affect the everyday life of immigrant communities.
Asian American Advocacy Fund: The Asian American Advocacy Fund advocates for the civil and human rights of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians in Georgia through a combination of policy advocacy at the local, state, and federal level to create a better Georgia for all.
Black Alliance for Just Immigration: BAJI educates and engages African American and Black immigrant communities to organize and advocate for racial, social, and economic justice.
Comunidades Indígenas En Liderazgo: CIELO is an Indigenous women-led nonprofit organization that works jointly with Indigenous communities to fight for social justice through a cultural lens, end gender-based violence, and provide language access rights, cultural preservation, and reproductive justice.
Florida Immigrant Coalition: FLIC is a statewide coalition of more than 65 member organizations and over 100 allies led by its membership, including grassroots and community organizations, farmworkers, youth, advocates, lawyers, union members, and more. FLIC works for the fair treatment of all people, including immigrants.
Justice Action Center: JAC seeks to harness the power of impact litigation and strategic communications to shine a spotlight on both core and overlooked issues within the immigration space.
La Union del Pueblo Entero: LUPE is a multi-issue community organizing and services organization deeply rooted in the Rio Grande Valley working on health care access, education, and colonia rights, immigration, workers’ rights, and voter engagement.
Tennessee Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition: TIRRC is a statewide, immigrant and refugee-led collaboration. Our mission is to build power, amplify our voices, and organize communities to advocate for our rights. Our vision is a stronger, more inclusive Tennessee where people of all nationalities, immigration statuses, and racial identities can belong and thrive.
Texas Civil Rights Project: TCRP envisions a border state that respects the human dignity and rights of migrants and border residents. In solidarity with partner organizations and communities, TCRP aims to eliminate policies that perpetuate the harmful effects of militarization, cultural erasure, imprisonment, and exclusion.
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