Immigrant Integration Grant Recipients

Arab Resource and Organizing Center

AROC's mission is to empower Arab, North African, and South Asian residents of the Bay Area by providing free immigration legal services, monitoring discrimination and hate crimes, and mobilizing the community.

Asian Immigrant Women Advocates

AIWA's mission is to empower low-income, limited English speaking, Asian immigrant women workers through education, leadership development, and collective action to stimulate positive changes, dignity, and justice in their workplaces, communities, and broader society.

Asian Pacific Environmental Network

Building grassroots leadership and increasing the civic participation of Asian immigrant communities, with a focus on Oakland and Richmond, while engaging in coalition-building activities throughout California.

Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action

Berkeley Organizing Congregations for Action (BOCA) is comprised of 18 diverse Berkeley congregations of faith.  BOCA is very active around issues of immigration and the struggle for a just immigration reform.

Creating Economic Opportunities for Women - C.E.O. Women

C.E.O. Women is an award-winning non-profit organization with a mission to help transform the lives of low-income immigrant and refugee women in becoming economically self-sufficient and integrated members of our society.

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant

A new Community Development and Education program to provide information, workshops, community organizing and leadership training. EBSC exists to provide sanctuary, support, protection, and advocacy, to low income and indigent refugees
and immigrants.

Filipinos for Affirmative Action

FAA's mission is to build a strong and empowered Filipino community by organizing constituents, developing leaders, providing services, and advocating for policies that promote social and economic justice and equity. The vision of the organization is for a Filipino community with the power to advance social and economic justice and to realize democratic and human rights for everyone.

Graton Labor Center

Mission is to open a full time workers center to house a day labor hiring hall with space for educational and health care services for immigrant workers and their families and to to advance and protect the human, labor, and civil rights of day laborers and their families by promoting participatory democratic leadership and worker solidarity.

Mujeres Unidas y Activas (United and Active Women)

MUA is a grassroots Latina immigrant women's group which builds the skills and capacity of immigrant women to be leaders in their own lives and in the struggles for social justice, immigrant rights, and an end to community violence. MUA seeks to develop the self esteem and self-determination of individual women, to nurture a community of grassroots leaders and organizers, and to forge alliances in movements for collective social change.


Narika was founded in 1992 to address the problem of domestic violence in the South Asian community. Embracing the notion of women's empowerment, Narika set out to address the unmet needs of abused South Asian women by providing advocacy, support, information, and referrals within a culturally sensitive model.

Partnership for Immigrant Leadership and Action

PILA works to increase immigrant civic and political activism to strengthen democracy and advance social justice. PILA's programs build and sustain the capacity of community-based organizations to engage and empower their immigrant constituents. Towards this end, PILA serves as an intermediary and resource organization for best practices, training, technical assistance, networking, peer mentoring, funding, and other resources on civic participation.

Services, Immigrant Rights, and Education Network (SIREN)

SIREN's mission is to empower low-income immigrants and refugees in Santa Clara County. Their program, El Comite Cesar Chavez, is a grassroots effort with focus on community organizing and leadership development.

Upwardly Global

Upwardly Global brings highly qualified immigrants living permanently in the United States together with highly progressive employers.