To engage the public in an immigration-based dialogue and provide a platform for immigrants and non-immigrants alike to express their views and concerns.
To become the leading grassroots platform on immigrant dialogue and help policy makers create policies which reflect the voices of the people.
DIVERSITY: Ensuring that different perspectives are maintained within a society, and nobody is isolated from our communities.
RESPECT: Allowing all voices to be communicated with the confidence that no one will be ridiculed or limited through bias.
COLLABORATION: Helping the community work with each other and other communities to achieve mutual goals.
Founded and directed by Bellevue Councilmember and Former Mayor Conrad Lee, American Immigration Forums is both a student-initiative opportunity for
high schoolers to engage in a topic of impact and further their community involvement and an effort towards achieving a wholesome society in engaging
the public in an immigration-based dialogue.
- Become a leading platform within the nation for creating dialogue
about important immigration issues
- Increase and enhance the participation of the public in crucial policy discussions
- Improve immigration policies to reflect the voices of the public