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Southeast Immigrant Rights Network

Membership is open to non-profit organizations, community-based groups and coalitions based in the Southeast who agree with and promote SEIRN's principles and actively participate in SEIRN activities.

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Benefits

  • Opportunities to network, exchange ideas/resources with other organizations in the Southeast

  • Electronic updates and conference calls about what's happening in the Network and the region

  • Member-only online resources and member directory

  • Access to technical assistance/capacity building support, workshops and consultations to strengthen your group or organization

  • Discount on SEIRN Conference and other event fees

  • Invitation to participate in regional strategy sessions

  • Receive priority for scholarships during annual Conference

Responsibilities

  • Participate in membership calls

  • Attend annual meetings

  • Pay dues or make comparable arrangements

  • Participate in campaigns and projects

Membership categories and criteria
Category
Definition/Criteria
Special Benefits
Grassroots immigrant groups or organizations
  • Meet general criteria

  • Grassroots groups or organizations with or without 501(c)3 status

  • Led by directly impacted community members (defined as immigrants and their directly affected families)

  • Have an immigrant base or membership

  • Receives priority for financial support to attend SEIRN events

  • Priority in capacity building, workshops and consultations

Immigrant rights organization or statewide coalition
  • Meet general criteria

  • Core work and mission is defending or expanding immigrant rights

  • Commitment to developing new immigrant leadership within own organization

Ally organizations
  • Meet general criteria

  • Some component of program focused on immigrant rights (including advocacy, organizing, civic engagement, policy

and/or

  • Commitment to intersectional movement building work

Regional organizations
  • Meet general criteria

  • Works in more than one Southern state

  • Provides support and capacity building to groups

  • Some component of program focused on immigrant rights (including advocacy, organizing, civic engagement, policy

and/or

  • Commitment to intersectional movement building work

  • Receives priority for financial support to attend SEIRN events

  • Priority in capacity building, workshops and consultations

Membership dues

Annual membership is determined based on the organization's budget. For organizations that don't exclusively do immigration work, use project instead of organizational budget.

Budget
Less than $15,000
$15,000 - $50,000
$51,000 - $150,000
$151,000 - $250,000
$251,000 - $500,000
More than  $1,000,000
Dues
$ 30
$ 50
$ 75
$ 100
$ 150
$ 200
$ 300
$ 501,000 - $1,000,000
$ 501,000 - $1,000,000