2018 I am an American Immigrant Reception

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm
National Museum of American Jewish History 101 S Independence Mall E,
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States

Please join us in recognition of Immigrant Heritage Month to celebrate their essential role in building a better Philadelphia and United States for all. Our program will recognize local immigrants who shared their powerful stories with AL DÍA as part of a six-month editorial project shedding light on the U.S. immigrant experience.

Guests will enjoy a welcome networking reception with live Latin music from Groupo Minas, hors d'oeuvres and open bar provided by Garces Group before the program.


  • Eugene DePasquale, Auditor General of Pennsylvania
  • Felipe Restrepo, United States Circuit Judge
  • Welcoming remarks by Jim Kenney, Mayor of Philadelphia

Featured honoree

Liliana Velásquez is one of four selected immigrants to be honored during the 2018 I am an American Immigrant Reception. Read her inspiring story here.

Sponsorship includes tickets, marketing benefits and visibility as a company that stands with immigrants. For more information about how to participate, please contact Elizabeth Henry at 215-789-6969 or [email protected].

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