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Tara Raghuveer

Tara Raghuveer is the Deputy Director of the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA). Tara directs NPNA’s federal, state, and local policy and advocacy work. She led the creation of NPNA’s New American Dreams Platform, a federal immigration agenda for 2016 and beyond. Tara also oversees NPNA’s communications team, internship program, and the National Immigrant Integration Conference. With the support of a broad coalition, she developed the Community Navigator curriculum which has trained over 8,500 immigrant leaders to deliver community-driven legal services and has been adopted by cities like New York and Chicago. Tara has been featured in outlets like the New York Times, The New YorkerWashington PostTIMENPR, and Slate. Her research on eviction and poverty in Kansas City is cited in EvictedShe graduated from Harvard College, where she was the student body president. Tara is an Australian-born Indian-American immigrant who came to the US with her family in 1996, has since lived in New York, St. Louis, Iowa City, Kansas City, Boston, and is now based in Chicago. Tara loves music and curates a music sharing email list called gr00ves on Wednesdays. She tweets @taraghuveer. You can reach her at tara@partnershipfornewamericans.org.

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