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Building Successful Alliances between African American and Immigrant Groups

Building Successful Alliances between African American and Immigrant Groups
2009Civic Engagement

Uniting Communities of Color for Shared Success

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Alliances between African American and immigrant groups—although posing challenges at each stage of development—have ultimately helped position organizations and communities to overcome mistrust and misunderstanding and attract resources for mutual benefit. Alliances provide a platform for the common interests of both groups to be successfully articulated with one voice. United through alliances, communities of color have been extremely successful in attaining goals and attracting funding.

How will this information help? Information presented here is a very brief synopsis of a scholarly research study. Because of immediate practical application and the potential impact of the information, the Kirwan Institute has designed this brochure to share what has been learned beyond traditional academic channels.