1. E Pluribus Unum Prizes 2010 Awards Ceremony Opening Remarks

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    The Migration Policy Institute’s E Pluribus Unum Prizes program annually recognizes some of the most exceptional immigrant integration initiatives in the United States. MPI President Demetrios Papademetriou opens the 2010 awards ceremony, held in Washington, and is followed by Tom Perez (06:05), Assistant Attorney General, Civil Rights Division, US Department of Justice. www.integrationawards.org

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    • McDonald's 'English Under the Arches' Accepts E Pluribus Unum Prizes Honorable Mention

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      Betsy McKay, Director of Bilingual Leadership for McDonald's Corporation, accepts the honorable mention award at the Migration Policy Institute's 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prizes ceremony in Washington in May 2010. McDonald's was recognized for its "English Under the Arches" initiative, an innovative workplace English instruction program. Also speaking was English Under the Arches graduate Edna Barrera. For more about English Under the Arches and the 2010 winners, visit www.integrationawards.org

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      • 2013 E Pluribus Unum Prizes Awardee Panel Discussion

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        The Migration Policy Institute’s 2013 E Pluribus Unum Prizes awards ceremony held in Washington, D.C. in December 2013 included a panel discussion with the winners of the prizes, which honor exceptional immigrant integration initiatives in the United States. Moderator Margie McHugh, who co-directs MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, discussed immigrant integration practice and policy with the winners: Allison Kokkoros of the adult-focused Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School in Washington, DC; Eva Millona of the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition; Mihailo Temali of the Twin Cities-based Neighborhood Development Center; and Gayle Tang of Kaiser Permanente. The discussion also featured Felicia Escobar, Senior Policy Director for Immigration at the White House Domestic Policy Council, and Ronald G. Marlow, Assistant Secretary for Access and Opportunity, state of Massachusetts Executive Office of the Governor. For more on the E Pluribus Unum Prizes and the 2013 winners, visit www.integrationawards.org.

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        • 2013 E Pluribus Unum Prizes Awards Ceremony

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          The Migration Policy Institute’s 2013 E Pluribus Unum Prizes awards ceremony, held in Washington, D.C. in December 2013, honored four exceptional immigrant integration initiatives in the United States—three with a $50,000 prize and one a Corporate Leadership Award. After an introduction by Michael Fix and Margie McHugh, Co-Directors of MPI’s National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), who serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee and its immigration subcommittee, introduced one of the winners: Twin Cities-based Neighborhood Development Center (NDC). The prize was accepted by NDC’s Founder and President Mihailo Temali. The award to Carlos Rosario International Public Charter School in Washington, DC was accepted by Founder and President Sonia Gutierrez. For the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition, the prize was accepted by Executive Director Eva Millona. And Gayle Tang, Senior Director, National Diversity and Inclusion, accepted the E Pluribus Unum Prizes’ Corporate Leadership Award on behalf of Kaiser Permanente. For more on the E Pluribus Unum Prizes and the 2013 winners, visit www.integrationawards.org.

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          • Tacoma Community House Accepts MPI's 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize at Awards Ceremony

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            Liz Dunbar, executive director of the Tacoma Community House, speaks at the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize ceremony sponsored by the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, D.C. in May 2010. Tacoma Community House, a settlement house celebrating its 100th anniversary, was one of four winners of the 2010 E Pluribus Unum Prize, given annually by MPI and the J.M. Kaplan Fund to exceptional immigrant integration initiatives. For more on Tacoma Community House and the E Pluribus Unum Prizes, visit www.integrationawards.org.

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