**Nominations are now closed.**
The I Am An American Immigrant Advisory Committee -- a panel of prestigious community leaders working on behalf of immigrants in the Greater Philadelphia Region -- has come together to review your submissions.
The 2018 I Am An American Immigrant editorial campaign will tell the stories of:
- Brujo de la Mancha, Artist and Founder of Ollin Yoliztli Calmecac
- Carmen Guerrero, Co-founder of Coalición Fortaleza Latina PA
- Cristina Martinez, Owner, El Compadre Restaurant
- David Hurtado, Dean of Administration & Program Development at Esperanza College
- Edgar Ramirez, Founder of Philatinos Radio
- Emma Restrepo, Journalist and Host of Para Ti Mujer radio program
- Liliana Velásquez, Student and Author of Dreams and Nightmares: I Fled Alone to the United States When I Was Fourteen
- Manuel Portillo, Director of Immigrant Professionals Program at the Welcoming Center for New Pennsylvanians
- Nelly Jimenez-Arevalo, Executive Director and CEO of ACLAMO Family Centers
- Pedro Rodriguez, Director of the Office of Human Resources at City of Philadelphia
- Sheila Quintana, Community Organizer at New Sanctuary Movement of Philadelphia
Thank you for participation! Stay tuned for the first interview, in print and online February 14th.