The New American Initiative (NAI) is a coordinated campaign for citizenship. It links legal permanent residents directly to the information and services they need to successfully pursue citizenship. To accomplish these goals the New Americans Initiative coordinates a media/outreach campaign and provides grants to organizations in order for them to provide assistance in the naturalization process, citizenship preparation, and legal counseling for legal permanent residents eligible to naturalize.
Workshops take place once per month at Family Focus Aurora and the Cicero, IL location of Family Focus Nuestra Familia. Dates and locations of workshops are determined at least 3-4 weeks in advance. Each workshop requires volunteers to help assist those seeking services.
Aurora, IL: Workshops in Aurora need 1-2 legal volunteers, and 5-10 N-400 volunteers per workshop. Please contact Astrid Cardenas by email to volunteer or for more information.
Cicero, IL: Workshops require 2-4 legal volunteers, 4-5 N-400 volunteers, and 2-3 logistical volunteers. Please contact Cecilia Mendoza by phone at 708-652-0900 or by email to volunteer or for more information.