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Affiliate Digest for June 13, 2018

Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Ana Salazar

Affiliate Digest 

June 13, 2018


Dear UnidosUS Affiliates,


Below you will find the UnidosUS Affiliate Digest, a weekly newsletter that highlights events, updates, and resources. We encourage you to share information on upcoming activities or successes at your organization to include in the Digest.


  This issue includes:


UnidosUS Updates and Events


The 2018 UnidosUS Annual Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration is taking place in Washington, DC, from July 7th to 10th. You can register here today, you will need your new Affiliate ID number that is available at the Affiliate portal and assigned to each Executive Director/CEO for each Affiliate. For instructions on how to find your affiliate ID please click here. Should you need assistance please reach out to the Affiliate Engagement team!

Once you are registered, you will receive information on how to book your hotel.

Register now at

Check out the Future Changemakers experience and share with 18-23-year-olds in your network!

 Future Changemakers, your time in NOW!

We have a program exclusively tailored for you. Register today for all this plus access to a special Future Changemakers reception and swag kit for a special rate at

Read UnidosUS blog Future Changemakers: Your time is NOW!
 Join us at the Affiliate Leadership Breakfast - reserve your seat today! 

Reserve your seat to the 11th Annual Affiliate Leadership Breakfast happening on Tuesday July 10, 2018 from 9:00am-11:00am and part the UnidosUS Annual Conference and 50th Anniversary Celebration in Washington DC.  The Affiliate Leadership Breakfast (ALB) is exclusively for Affiliate leadership and provides a unique opportunity to connect with peers and UnidosUS Leadership team to learn and discuss timely topics and trends impacting Affiliates serving our community. 

We are developing this year’s theme based on Affiliate feedback, so please be on the lookout for more news and click here to reserve your seat today!

 Opportunities and Resources

 "America is Home" Initiative – Informational Webinar June 14, 2018


UnidosUS is proud to announce with the National Partnership for New Americans and the New Americans Campaign the Cities for Citizenship “America is Home” Initiative. This is a four-year, $5 million, bipartisan grant program to support municipalities and their community partners to encourage and support naturalization applications. America is Home is targeted to new and emerging naturalization programs and geographies. 

America is Home will re-grant funds to 45 partnerships between municipalities and community organizations across the country to support new and emerging naturalization efforts to increase naturalization rates among the immigrant community.

More information on the “America is Home” Initiative can be accessed here

C4C America is Home Request for Proposals (RFP) Webinar: Thursday, June 14, 2018 (Flag Day) at 2:00 PM EST



  1. JOIN the America is Home Request for Proposals (RFP) Webinar on Thursday, June 14th at 2:00 PM EST. Register for the webinar HERE.
  2. COMPLETE the America is Home RFP in partnership with a city or community-based organization. Only one proposal needs to be submitted on behalf of the city/CBO partnership. Download the America is Home RFP HERE.
  3. SUBMIT the completed America is Home RFP HERE by Thursday, July 12th at 5 PM EST. 

Request for Proposal: Conprando Rico y sano - Deadline June 15, 2018

UnidosUS Affiliates are invited to submit request for proposals for its national program, Comprando Rico y Sano, led by community health workers (promotores de salud)—that seek to reduce hunger and instill healthy shopping and eating habits among Latinos through culturally sensitive nutrition education and enrollment assistance into the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). For the 2018-2019 grant period, we will award to up to five new local community-based organizations (CBOs) and/or community health centers (CHCs) to implement the program. The new cohort will join existing UnidosUS Affiliates implementing the program, totaling up to 25 organizations. You can access and download the application packet here.

 Workforce Development One-on-One Appointments During Conference

Then sign up to meet one-on-one with the UnidosUS Workforce Development team at the 2018 Annual Conference in Washington, DC. Staff members will be available to consult, brainstorm, and offer solutions for your programs. Appointments are available in 30-minute slots, July 7-10. Please e-mail Leanne Ryder at to schedule your appointment.

To learn more on how the UnidosUS Workforce Development teams helps Latinos make the most of this nation’s economic opportunities visit our blog here!

Visit - Resources on citizenhip & links to federal social service programs

Visit, this bilingual website for information to share with your clients and community members. The website includes links to resources in English and Spanish on a wide range of topics from overviews of federal social service programs to applying for U.S. citizenship, to finding legal assistance.


 La Clinica del Pueblo is hiring an Executive Director

UnidosUS Affiliate, La Clínica del Pueblo, a Federally Qualified Health Center (“FQHC”), seeks a passionate and community-oriented Executive Director who will advance the organization’s mission to build a healthy Latino community through the provision of culturally-appropriate, quality health services throughout the metropolitan D.C. region, focusing on those most in need. For more information on this position, please click here or contact

Protect and Defend

Weekly Legislative Outlook 

Please read this week’s Congressional and Legislative Outlook  and read about what to watch for this week!

 This Weeks Policy Update Video: Please Share!

In this week's Policy Update, Samantha Vargas Poppe gives us an update on the more encouraging Farm Bill and the latest on the Dream Act.

 Affiliates in the News
 Take the co-branding questionnaire today!

As we continue our co-branding efforts, we invite you to join us in lifting a unified voice for the Latino community by engaging in our co-branding efforts. The following questionnaire will help us evaluate where the UnidosUS Affiliate network is at meeting the goals we shared this fall. 

You can add the UnidosUS logo to your website, mention UnidosUS as a partner, describe that you are an UnidosUS Affiliate in your “About Us” section, follow UnidosUS on social media. Please join us in lifting a unified voice for our community. Download the logo today. You can also purchase an UnidosUS reception sign at our Affiliate portal.

See examples below of how fellow Affiliates are co-branding with UnidosUS!
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