Parker Administration Needs to Prioritize Immigrant Integration


Our executive director, Margaret O'Sullivan, teamed up with Cathryn Miller-Wilson, executive director of HIAS Pennsylvania, to co-author an opinion piece for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Addressed to mayor-elect Cherelle Parker, the article covers five key ways that the Parker administration can help support immigrants in Philadelphia. 

We appreciate and support Parker’s focus on reducing gun violence, improving public schools, expanding access to affordable housing, and supporting businesses to increase our tax base and combat the “America’s poorest city” moniker.

We ask only that the incoming mayor not ignore the fact that immigrants are critical to solving each challenge that confronts our city.