Blank Rome Nonprofit Partner Receives Grant for Immigrant and Refugee Work in Philadelphia

June 14, 2017

Press Release

Blank Rome is pleased to announce that the Cosmopolitan Club of Philadelphia recently awarded the Nationalities Service Center (“NSC”), in partnership with Blank Rome and the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, their first ever Giving Circle grant. The grant of $20,000 was presented to the organizations on June 14.

Under this grant, NSC will partner with the Firm to host an increased number of refugee adjustment of status clinics to ensure refugees can navigate the adjustment and naturalization process. The next upcoming clinic will be held in partnership with PECO/Exelon on July 13.

The Nationalities Service Center prepares and empowers immigrants and refugees in the Philadelphia region to transcend challenging circumstances by providing comprehensive client-centered services to build a solid foundation for a self-sustaining and dignified future. Additionally, each year NSC helps over 5,000 refugees and immigrants start new lives in the United States. To learn more about NSC, please visit www.nscphila.org.

Krystal Kane and members of the Nationalities Service Center receiving the Giving Circle grant at the Cosmopolitan Club on June 14.