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I am an American Immigrant - Call For Nomination

#AmericanImmigrant

AL DÍA's I am an American Immigrant is a six month editorial campaign and awards ceremony that aims to share the inspiring stories of esteemed Latino immigrants from across the Greater Philadelphia region. We'll introduce you to twelve local immigrants who are making exceptional cultural, social and economic contributions to the region and the nation. Get to know them, and help us share their stories with hashtag  #AmericanImmigrant

**Nominations are now closed.**

The I Am An American Immigrant Advisory Committee -- a panel of prestigious community leaders working on behalf of immigrants in the Greater Philadelphia Region -- has come together to review your submissions.
 

The 2018 I Am An American Immigrant editorial campaign will tell the stories of:

  • Brujo de la Mancha, Artist and Founder of Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac
  • Carmen Guerrero, Co-founder of Coalición Fortaleza Latina PA
  • Cristina Martinez, Owner, El Compadre Restaurant
  • David Hurtado, Dean of Administration & Program Development at Esperanza College
  • Edgar Ramirez, Founder of Philatinos Radio 
  • Emma Restrepo, Journalist and Host of Para Ti Mujer radio program
  • Liliana Velásquez, Student and Author of Dreams and Nightmares: I Fled Alone to the United States When I Was Fourteen
  • Manuel Portillo, Director of Immigrant Professionals Program at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
  • Nelly Jimenez-Arevalo, Executive Director and CEO of ACLAMO Family Centers
  • Pedro Rodriguez, Director of the Office of Human Resources at City of Philadelphia
  • Sheila Quintana, Community Organizer at New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia
     

Thank you for participation! Stay tuned for the first interview, in print and online February 14th.

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**Nominations are now closed.**

The I Am An American Immigrant Advisory Committee -- a panel of prestigious community leaders working on behalf of immigrants in the Greater Philadelphia Region -- has come together to review your submissions.
 

The 2018 I Am An American Immigrant editorial campaign will tell the stories of:

  • Brujo de la Mancha, Artist and Founder of Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac
  • Carmen Guerrero, Co-founder of Coalición Fortaleza Latina PA
  • Cristina Martinez, Owner, El Compadre Restaurant
  • David Hurtado, Dean of Administration & Program Development at Esperanza College
  • Edgar Ramirez, Founder of Philatinos Radio 
  • Emma Restrepo, Journalist and Host of Para Ti Mujer radio program
  • Liliana Velásquez, Student and Author of Dreams and Nightmares: I Fled Alone to the United States When I Was Fourteen
  • Manuel Portillo, Director of Immigrant Professionals Program at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
  • Nelly Jimenez-Arevalo, Executive Director and CEO of ACLAMO Family Centers
  • Pedro Rodriguez, Director of the Office of Human Resources at City of Philadelphia
  • Sheila Quintana, Community Organizer at New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia
     

Thank you for participation! Stay tuned for the first interview, in print and online February 14th.

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