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Worcester Immigrant Coalition » Who We Are

Who We Are

The Worcester Immigrant Coalition is a grassroots, autonomous organization dedicated to advocating immigrant rights in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Our goals and values:

Leadership development:

We are dedicated to the leadership development of immigrants. We also nourish and defend the leadership of African Americans, Native Americans and Working Class pleople independently of their race, religious affiliation, and sexual orientation.

Grassroots organizing:

We are part of a Global movement for social justice represented in the World Social Foruns and networks led by people of color, women and youth.

Self-determination of our communities, our lives and our bodies:

We defend the right to find a sustainable and safe livelihood. We support initiatives that enhance people’s self-determination over their communities, lives and bodies. In this perspective, we support initiatives of food and energy sovereignty,  such as community gardens and food and energy cooperatives that promotes collective economic prosperity.