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A BRIEF HISTORY:

Day of the Immigrant was first celebrated in 2010. SSIP, then a small grassroots initiative with no formal structure, led a march through downtown Naperville to bring attention to the need for comprehensive immigration reform. The march and celebration ended with a day of community service. In the years following, the event grew to include a special program to recognize the contributions of immigrants to the community and a day cultural & resource fair.

EVENT OBJECTIVES:

SSIP hopes to continue the growth of the organization and bring valuable information to immigrants of all nationalities.

* Celebrate the contributions of suburban immigrants

* Provide a Resource Fair

* Empower the Immigrant Community

* Showcase a Cultural Exposition

OVER THE YEARS:

Day of the Immigrant 2010: Hosted in Naperville, IL

Day of the Immigrant 2012: Hosted in Bolingbrook, IL

Day of the Immigrant 2013: Hosted in Romeoville, IL

Day of the Immigrant 2014: Hosted in Bolingbrook, IL

Day of the Immigrant 2015: Hosted in Bolingbrook, IL

Day of the Immigrant 2016: Hosted in Bolingbrook, IL

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