Immigrant Dignity Coalition

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The Immigrant Dignity Coalition’s purpose is to inform, connect, and mobilize the Southwest Ohio / Northern Kentucky community to defend and protect the dignity of the immigrant and refugee community by working in partnership and as allies.

About the Immigrant Dignity Coalition:

The Immigrant Dignity Coalition has 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 will work for policies that support and promote:

  • Fundamental human rights and human dignity for all
  • Opposition to anti-immigrant harassment of all kinds
  • The empowerment of immigrants and refugees

The Coalition’s members convene in small working groups addressing the issues of detention and deportations, Know Your Rights/Know Your Power, bullying and harassment, and much more.

The Coalition provides an “Immigrant Dignity Report” – a regular email dispatch collecting news, events, and calls to action. To receive the Report, contact immigrantdignitycoalition@gmail.com.

Membership:

The Immigrant Dignity Coalition has two tiers of organizational membership: voting members and supporting members. (updated 4/4/19)

Member Organizations:

  1. 3R Fund for Immigrant Family Legal Defense, Inc.
  2. AJC Cincinnati
  3. Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association Ohio State Chapter
  4. Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council
  5. Cincinnati Interfaith Workers Center (CIWC)
  6. Cincinnati Mennonite Fellowship
  7. Cincinnati Senegalese Union
  8. Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) – Ohio
  9. Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC)
  10. Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC)
  11. League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Cincinnati
  12. St. John’s Unitarian Universalist Church

Supporter Organizations:

  1. Bellarmine Chapel
  2. Center for Accessible Living
  3. Cincinnati Chapter Japanese American Citizens League (JACL)
  4. Community Friends Meeting (Quaker)
  5. Education Matters
  6. Holy Family Parish
  7. Immigrant and Refugee Law Center (IRLC)
  8. Kong Esq., LLC
  9. The Mauritanian Network for Human Rights
  10. Northern Kentucky Chapter of Kentuckians For The Commonwealth (KFTC)
  11. Northern Kentucky Justice and Peace Committee
  12. The Ohio Organizing Collaborative (OOC)
  13. RefugeeConnect
  14. Santa Maria Community Services
  15. Women’s City Club of Greater Cincinnati
  16. YWCA Greater Cincinnati

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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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