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From Grieving to Galvanizing

Rachel Peric | August 5, 2019

Dear Friends, Our hearts are heavy with grief for the families who lost loved ones this weekend in Dayton and El Paso.  We also mourn the victims of the more than 250 mass shootings that have taken place this year, many fueled by hate. We all want to live in communities that are safe, and where all of us  ...

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If you joined us in Pittsburgh, you heard me share the story of Mother’s Day - a holiday that didn’t originate as a Hallmark card,  but as a plea for peace, a manifesto, in the wake of the civil war, for mothers from all nations to come together to have a greater voice in the solutions to ...

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We applaud the Supreme Court’s decision today, which we expect will result in prohibiting the inclusion of an untested citizenship question -  a policy designed to limit the freedom of all Americans to be counted.   This important decision protects our democracy and reaffirms the foundational role of an accurate, inclusive census in our representational government. Our ...

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NATIONAL INCLUSION CAMPAIGN PILOT PROJECT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS June 14, 2019   View PDF Version Here Overview In May 2019, Welcoming America and American Immigration Council convened a number of organizations to explore how we might work together to deepen inclusion across the nation.  Participating national organizations included 4-H, American Alliance of Museums, American Association of Community Colleges, Community College Consortium for ...

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