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In the United States, with a good idea and enough hard work,

anything is possible. The entrepreneurial drive and spirit of our

country is built on our diversity of origins. It is what drew the first people

to the U.S. and what continues to drive American business. American

success is a result of our many distinct experiences, not in spite of it.

We're kicking things off this June with the first ever Immigrant Heritage Month, a nationwide effort to gather and share inspirational stories of immigration in America.



Immigrants have played a starring role in the history and culture of the

 United States. For the month of June, we will focus on telling some of the

stories that shaped this country. The month will include partnerships

with corporations, media outlets, organizations, celebrities,

athletes, faith, civic and political leaders.

We are, a non-profit dedicated to celebrating a United States that is fueled by an immigrant tradition.

The Honorary Board

Mark Zuckerberg

CEO - Facebook

Russell Simmons

Chairman - RUSH Communications

Paul Wesley


Joely Fisher


Jonathan Del Arco


Ali Noorani

Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

Jamie Lee Curtis


Jared Leto


David Lubell

Executive Director,

Welcoming America

Dr. James Zogby

Founder and President,

Arab American Institute

Jose Antonio Vargas

Journalist, Filmmaker & Advocate

The Honorable Kasim Reed

Mayor of Atlanta

Dr. Paul Song

Physician, Biotech Executive, Progressive Activist

Lorella Praeli

Advocacy & Policy Director,

United We Dream


This June, share your story on


Michael Bolton


Jurnee Smollett-Bell


David Blaine


The Honorable Eric Garcetti

Mayor of Los Angeles

Joe Lonsdale

Partner, Formation 8

Jeff Rothschild

Vice President of Infrastructure Software, Facebook

Aditya Agarwal

Vice President of Engineering, Dropbox

Ron Conway

Special Advisor, SV Angel

Hosain Rahman

CEO and Founder, Jawbone

AJ Jacobs

Author, 'The Year of Living Biblically' and 'Drop Dead Healthy'

Hadi Partovi

Co-Founder and President,

Alison Pincus

Co-Founder and Chief Partnership Officer, One Kings Lane

Angela Maria Kelley

VP Immigration Policy, Center

for American Progress

Wendy D. Cervantes

Director, Center for

Children of Immigrants,

First Focus

Barbara Arnwine

 President & Executive Director of the National Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee)

Max Levchin

Co-Founder and Chairman,

PayPal and Yelp

Tony Krantz

Producer and Director

Skylar Grey


Elon Gold

Comedian, Actor, and Writer

Jay Kogen

Comedy writer

Jim Breyer

Partner, Accel Partners

Kenny G


Lawrence Bender


Padma Warrior

Chief Technology & Strategy

Officer, Cisco

Steve Chen

Co-founder, YouTube

Mark Pincus

Founder, CEO & Chief

Product Officer, Zynga

Wences Casares

Founder & CEO at Xapo

Marielena Hincapie

Executive Director, National Immigration Law Center

Ruchi Sanghvi

Vice President of Operations,


Sally Field


Rev. John L. McCullough

President and CEO, Church

World Service, Inc.

Billy Lawless

Chicago Celts for Immigration Reform

Macy Gray


Eugene Jarecki

Author and Filmmaker

Pramila Jayapal

Chair, We Belong Together

Harry E. Johnson, Sr.

President/CEO, The

Memorial Foundation

Mayor Edwin M. Lee

City of San Francisco

Mayor Michael Nutter

City of Philadelphia

Lisa Kudrow


Hari Kondabolu

Comedian and Writer

Anna Deavere Smith

Actress, Playwright, and Professor

The Honorable Nan Whaley

Mayor of Dayton, OH

Angelica Salas

Executive Director, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

Sofia Vergara


Jason Mraz


Darren Walker

President of the Ford Foundation

Norman Lear

Writer and Producer

Tony Hernandez

Co-Founder, Producer of

Immigrant Archive Project

The Honorary Host Committee

The Honorable Tony Cardenas

(CA - 29)

The Honorable Andre Carson


The Honorable Joseph Crowley

(NY - 14)

The Honorable Tulsi Gabbard


The Honorable Mike Honda

(CA - 14)

The Honorable Jared Polis

(CO - 02)

The Honorable Tim Ryan

(OH - 13)

The Honorable Linda Sanchez

(CA - 38)

The Founding Team

Joe Green



Tolu Olubunmi

Executive Director


Michael Broukhim



Dan Adler

Media Director

Jen Martin

Project Lead



Immigrant Heritage Month is a platform open to all.

Here are a few easy ways to get involved:

Become an official

partner, have your logo

featured on our website

Leverage your social

media accounts, help

create and share content with #welcomeus

Brand existing events

in June as part of

Immigrant Heritage Month

Story sharing, share your

own personal immigrant

story, or highlight stories from

within your communities

Issue a press release stating

your involvement

with and

recognizing June as IHM

Please email                                     to get involved or download a toolkit for


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The Honorable Steny Hoyer

(MD - 05)



To celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month, PowerMyLearning and have teamed up to create playlists of fun educational activities focusing on immigration in America.


The Honorable Luis Gutiérrez

(IL - 04)

The Honorable Renee Ellmers


Let the learning begin!