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OUR VISION

 

Westchester Jewish Coalition for Immigration (WJCI) is a non-partisan organization that envisions the United States as a place where refugees, asylum seekers, and other immigrants can live in safety with dignity. We convene both the Jewish and interfaith communities to act in support of immigration by:

PARTNERSHIP

Connecting with key partners to mobilize our community around social action initiatives, indirect service, and volunteer opportunities that support local immigrants and refugees

Provide indirect service actions to support immigrants in Westchester county. 

Engaging in learning and dialogue about issues impacting immigration

OUR GOALS

WJCI works through:

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EDUCATION

Involving the Jewish and wider Westchester community on immigration issues.

Please check out Westchester Immigration Statistics here.

ADVOCATING FOR THE IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY

Advocating for policies that will transform immigrants’ lives. This includes standing up for human rights and social justice around the major issues facing immigrants today, including citizenship, food insecurity, healthcare, housing, and employment.

MOBILIZING THE JEWISH COMMUNITY

Increasing our network to mobilize Westchester’s Jewish community around specific initiatives that lead to justice and opportunity for all immigrant groups.

PROMOTING A PRO-IMMIGRANT ATMOSPHERE

Bringing people together in an atmosphere of mutual encouragement to effect change through community-wide projects such as postcard and letter writing and circulating resources such as toolkits and materials.

JOINING IN SOLIDARITY

Standing with other organizations within and beyond the Jewish community on advocacy, legislative, and policy initiatives.