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Engagement Menu

Hi Immigrant Food Friends,

Each week, we send you 5 ways to engage with immigrants. Whether through donations, volunteering, or educating yourself, you can make a difference! Share this email with friends, family and colleagues, and if you are not subscribed, make sure to visit our website and join our community!

In this week‘s Engagement Menu, you’ll find volunteering, donating, and events that support the immigrant community. 


– The Immigrant Food Team

To learn about our 5 NGO impact partners, see here:

1. Volunteer: Latin American Youth Center

Latin American Youth Center | Ongoing

LAYC offers programs to Latin American youth in DC and southern Maryland in academic tutoring, job readiness, and housing assistance. Volunteer to help provide food, become a host parent, or with college mentoring.

2. Donate: African Communities Together

African Communities Together | Ongoing 

ACT is an organization that seeks to empower African immigrants through programs like immigration legal services, housing justice, and workforce assistance.

3. Read: The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America

The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America | Ongoing 

Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman have put together a collection of stories from immigrants in the US detailing their experiences in their journeys.


4. Listen: An Immigrant’s Life

An Immigrant’s Life | Ongoing 

Aeron Dellosa hosts this podcast interviewing immigrants in a variety of professions and fields to showcase how immigration can affect the lives of immigrants and their families.

5. Attend: Immigrant Food Ballston Opening

Immigrant Food Ballston Opening | Tuesday, July 23 at 11:00 am EDT | 4245 Fairfax Dr, Arlington, VA 22203

Immigrant Food is opening its fourth location in Ballston, Virginia! Come join us and support our mission to stay #unitedatthetable. Through August, you’ll receive a free Agua de Jamaica with your order.

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