Immigrant Rights

Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) a statewide, immigrant and refugee-led collaboration whose mission is to empower immigrants and refugees throughout Tennessee to develop a unified voice, defend their rights, and create an atmosphere in which they are recognized as positive contributors to the state.

Workers’ Dignity/Dignidad Obrera is a worker-led center organizing for economic justice and dignity for all. They develop solutions to wage theft and the systemic abuse of workers by building power through relationships with fellow low-wage workers and allies.

Comite De Mujeres Migrantes Nashville
(Immigrant Women’s Committee) es el espacio para la mujer migrante, levantando su voz, conociendo sus derechos, participando en la comunidad, democracia, y asi empoderandose de sus propias habilidades y capacidades, para un desarollo personal/is a space for migrant women to raise their voices, know their rights, participate in the community, democracy, and be empowered in their own skills and abilities for personal development.

Sureñxs En Accion

Casa de la Cultura Latino Americana (and on Facebook here) The mission of Casa de la Cultura Latino-Americana is to promote, rescue and preserve the identity and culture of Latin-America countries serving undeserved, excluded and forgotten communities from Middle Tennessee with a lack of a cultural offer through educational, artistic and cultural programs. For more information contact Mayra Yu at

Conexión Américas assists Latino families realize their aspirations for social and economic advancement by promoting their integration into all aspects of life in Middle Tennessee. Conexión helps low- and moderate-income Latino families by providing comprehensive services: from information and referrals; to assistance in buying a home; and opportunities for developing leadership skills. We also Nashvillians understand the presence, contributions and challenges of Latino families in Tennessee, primarily through advocacy and public awareness efforts.

Mayor’s Office of New Americans a Nashville Metro Govt. office focused on engaging and empowering immigrants and refugees and fostering a knowledgeable, safe and connected community.

Nashville International Center for Empowerment (NICE) a non-profit, community-based organization dedicated to empowering refugees and immigrants of Middle Tennessee through direct social services and educational programs.

Justice For Our Neighbors (JFON)

Catholic Charities of Tennessee – Catholic charities have an impressive range of volunteer positions to help new immigrants and refugees in their daily lives with resettlement, English tutoring, and vocational assistance among many other opportunities.

World Relief – World relief helps resettle refugees and has a variety of volunteer positions helping those new to our country.

Welcoming Tennessee – Welcoming Tennessee seeks to continue the tradition of Tennessee as a welcoming state through a variety of means including education, outreach, and community building.