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'Immigration' Archive

New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia

Posted January 17, 2018

New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia builds community across faith, ethnicity, and class in their work to end injustices against immigrants regardless of immigration status, express radical welcome for all, and ensure that values of dignity, justice, and hospitality are lived out in practice and upheld in policy. Through grassroots organizing led by affected immigrants, New […]

Lutheran Children and Family Service

Posted February 3, 2015

Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania commits itself to serve vulnerable children and families in community through culturally competent ministries of care, nurturing, shelter, advocacy, and counseling, including but not limited to foster care, adoption, family preservation, education, resettlement, housing and job development. Students can get involved with our refugee resettlement program, BOOST […]

African Family Health Organization (AFAHO)

Posted October 10, 2014

African Family Health Organization is a non-profit organization that works with members of the African and Caribbean immigrant and refugee communities in the greater Philadelphia in order to improve their access to healthcare and social services.

International House

Posted January 19, 2011

International House offers educational and social programs that assist its residents, and other international students and scholars, with their adjustment to American society and life in Philadelphia. Volunteers provide support in event coordination, fund raising, language classes, administrative needs and promotion in the community.

Puentes de Salud

Posted November 10, 2010

Puentes de Salud is a non-profit community health and wellness organization that partners with the Mexican immigrant population in south Philadelphia to promote well being by providing health care in addition to a variety of other programs. Currently, Puentes de Salud is working in partnership with the Graduate School of Education (GSE) at The University of Pennsylvania to develop an after school tutoring & mentoring program that focuses on the education of undocumented, immigrant children in the elementary grades 1-3.

Nationalities Service Center

Posted April 27, 2010

Established in 1921, Nationalities Service Center (NSC) is a nonprofit organization that provides social, educational, senior, translation/interpretation, and legal services to immigrants and refugees in the Greater Philadelphia area. You can help by volunteering/interning in a number of capacities, including as a teacher, teaching assistant, tutor, office helper, graphic designer, companion, bilingual receptionist, and more.