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Meet the people, projects, and organizations working to support, celebrate, advocate for, and empower immigrants and refugees in the Pittsburgh region.

People to Know

Betty Cruz
Betty Cruz

Community advocate and a leader in Pittsburgh’s effort to welcome immigrants to the region

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Matt Lamberti

Standing alongside immigrant families in the fight for dignity and justice

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Vanessa Griffith

Immigration advocate, world traveler, plant lady

Ways to Get Involved

All for All
All for All

Connecting people, organizations, and communities to ensure that the Pittsburgh region is welcoming and inclusive for all.

From Other to Us: Spotlighting Youth Voices
From Other to Us

No one wants to be perceived as an 'other.'

Global Minds
Global Minds

Changing young minds, changing the world

[ ] We Move

Parties planned and hosted by a diverse set of community groups

Program & Resource Providers

Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh
Bhutanese Community Association of Pittsburgh

A community with a voice!

Casa San Jose
Casa San Jose

A Latino community resource center in Southwestern PA

COESA Brazilian Association
Coesa: Brazilian Association in Pittsburgh

Cultivating identity and preserving culture of Brazilians in Western PA

Friends of Farmworkers
Justice at Work

Defending the rights of migrant workers in Pennsylvania

Immigrant Services and Connections
Immigrant Services and Connections (ISAC)

Connecting Refugees and Immigrants to Services

Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania
Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania (JASP)

The region's premiere organization for educational, business, and arts activities related to Japan and Japan-America relations

Jewish Family & Children's Services
Jewish Family & Community Services of Pittsburgh

Legal services, naturalization assistance, and resettlement services

Latino Community Center
Latino Community Center

Engaging, educating, and empowering LatinXs and their families

Somali Bantu Community Association
Somali Bantu Community Association

Integrating the Somali Bantu community into their newly home country, city and neighborhoods

Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition
Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition

A non-profit community development organization powered by volunteers

Pillar Institutions

Change Agency
Change Agency

Social enterprise advancing civic initiatives

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Welcoming Pittsburgh

Making Pittsburgh a more welcoming city for today's immigrants