Immigrant Dignity Coalition

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The Immigrant Dignity Coalition is a coalition of local labor, education, civil rights and faith communities in the greater Cincinnati area who favor the dignity and basic human rights of all people.

About the Immigrant Dignity Coalition:

The Immigrant Dignity Coalition has 32 diverse organizational members who stand united in opposition to unjust deportations and to anti-immigrant harassment of all kinds. The Coalition is building local power, forging a community that will last. In the face of the fear, racism, and confusion emanating from our nation’s capital the Coalition says: stand united, stay calm, get informed, and get active.

What We Do:

The Coalition advocates for policies and practices that create effective, loving, pro-immigrant communities that prevent unjust deportations and unnecessary harassment of immigrants.

The Coalition provides Know Your Rights trainings and toolkits. We conduct train-the-trainer workshops so that Coalition members are equipped to lead in their own communities.

The Coalition provides an “Immigrant Dignity Report” – a regular email dispatch collecting news, events, and calls to action related to opposing unjust deportations, school bullying, DACA, and fighting anti-immigrant harassment at the local level.

Current Members:

Organizations / Organizaciones:

Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council
Cincinnati Educational Justice Coalition
Cincinnati Federation of Teachers
Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center (CIWC)
Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – Ohio
Democratic Socialists of Metro Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky
The Greater Cincinnati Chinese Chamber of Commerce
Immigrant and Refugee Law Center
Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC)
League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Cincinnati
Northern Kentucky Chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth
Northern Kentucky Justice and Peace Committee
RefugeeConnect of Junior League of Cincinnati
Santa Maria Community Services
Supporting Latino Families in NKY
Transformations CDC
Tri-State Freethinkers
Women’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati
YWCA Greater Cincinnati

Faith Groups / Grupos de Fe:

Bellarmine Chapel
Church of Our Saviour/La Iglesia de Nuestro Salvador
Cincinnati Sanctuary Congregation Coalition
Clifton United Methodist Church
Comboni Missionaries
Faith Community Alliance of Greater Cincinnati (FCA)
Holy Family Parish
Islamic Association of Cincinnati
Unitarian Universalist Council of Greater Cincinnati

Schools, Colleges & Universities/ Escuelas, Colegios y Universidades:

Academy of World Languages
Dater High School ESL GOAL
Ohio High School Democrats
Young Democratic Socialists of America at Northern Kentucky University

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Get Involved:

  • Are you an immigrant? We need your voice to lead and guide our work. Contact the Coalition for information on how to get involved. Multiple languages available. Contact immigrantdignitycoalition@gmail.com.
  • Are you an ally? The Coalition and its members have many educational, advocacy, and volunteer opportunities. Contact us through email.
  • Join our Facebook group.
  • Sign up to receive the Immigrant Dignity Report, email.
  • Organizations, become a Member of the Coalition: click here for Google Form.

About IJPC

The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center educates and advocates for peace, challenges unjust local, national and global systems, and promotes the creation of a nonviolent society. IJPC is supported by faith-based organizations and individuals who work together to educate around justice issues, take collaborative action and do public witness. We address local, national and international concerns focusing on the death penalty, immigration, human trafficking and peace and nonviolence.

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