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Affiliate Digest for August 19, 2018

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Affiliate Digest 

September 19, 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
We Look Forward to Seeing You in Tampa Next Week! 

We are excited to see Affiliates next week at the Tampa Fall Regional Convening

Reminder: Book your room today! Hilton Tampa Downtown - CLICK HERE TO RESERVE YOUR ROOM -211 N Tampa St. Tampa, FL 33602

Register for the Houston Fall Regional Convening - Stipends Still Available!

Join us in Texas to connect with fellow Affiliates from across the country. The convening is open to all Affiliates and will feature best-practices in nonprofit management from several of your peers. Register today for the Texas Fall Regional Convening – October 18-19, 2018.

The convening will be at Shell’s campus at 150 N Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77079. We will soon follow up with registrants with hotel details. Please see the draft agenda here.

Message from UnidosUS Affiliate AAMA for Attendees of the Houston Fall Convening:

On behalf of our Board of Directors and AAMA CEO Joe Jimenez, we would like your attendance at this year’s ILLLUMINE Gala, honoring Houston Mayor Turner. Taking place Friday October 19 at Hilton Houston Post Oak.

Please join us at AAMA’s annual signature event. It promises to be both fun and inspiring - with dinner, auctions, a special tribute to former Board member Raúl Dominguez, program and dancing to band Grupo Ka-Che.

To purchase tickets, please visit: https://donate.aama.org/illumine-gala-2018/

(Please note, this is an optional activity for those who would like to attend following the UnidosUS functions)

Opportunities and Resources

Have you Added the UnidosUS Logo to Your Website?

We encourage you to join us in lifting a unified voice for the Latino community by engaging in our co-branding efforts. If you haven’t participating yet, we encourage you to take this questionnaire  to help us learn where the UnidosUS Affiliate network is at meeting the goals we shared last 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 on the Affiliate portal.

 Defend and Advance

Weekly Legislative Outlook

Read about what is happening in Congress in this week’s legislative outlook here.

 Make Your Voice Heard and Your Vote Count!
 
 

Voting is how we raise our voices and move the issues we care about forward. It’s how we protect the things we care about and change the things we disagree with.

If you would like to join UnidosUS in registering new voters, you can add the “Become A Voter” button onto your website. We can share a unique link just for your agency, so we can track how many voters registered through your site. In the next couple of weeks, we are reaching out to Affiliates who have already shared they plan to add the button and want to extend this invitation one more time to Affiliates. If you are interested in participating, please contact me.

 Latest Version of Mobile App Immigo Released
 

This weeks we release the latest version or Mobile App Immigo. A mobile app developed in partnership with the Immigration Advocates Network (IAN) and with the support of Verizon, that provides individuals and organizations working in the immigrant integration space with access to the latest information about immigration law and policies as well as related tools and resources available in both English and Spanish.

You can find:

  • Immigration Basics Tool: Providing users an overview of common immigration issues and document checklists
  • Trainings and Events Tool: Access to a national calendar of immigration-related training and events
  • Legal Help Finder: A tool that allows users to tap into a directory of more than 1,000 free or low-cost nonprofit immigration legal service providers
  • Tools for Learning English and Civics

Immigo is available to download for free on iTunes and Google Play.

 Report Hate Crimes - Communities Against Hate
 

If you or a member of your community has been a victim or witnessed an incident of hate or intimidation, please call 1-844-9-NO-HATE or report it here.

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