MINNEAPOLIS – (July 24, 2014) – Miguel Ramos has signed on as board chairman for Green Card Voices, a young 501(c)3 that facilitates understanding between immigrant and non-immigrant communities through digital storytelling. As board chairman, Ramos will partner with Executive Director Tea Rozman Clark and existing board members to advance Green Card Voice’s strategic vision, develop partnerships and position Green Card Voices to be the nation’s leading authority on community collaboration and the immigrant experience.
“This young organization has already accomplished so much. When Green Card Voices celebrates its one-year anniversary in September they will have told 100 stories from the perspective of immigrants. My job will be to put an already dynamic organization on the path to world-class success, ” said Ramos
This appointment comes at the organization’s one year anniversary. On September 6, 2014, Green Card Voices will celebrate its anniversary and commemorate the completion of its 100th story at a gala event entitled “100 stories – 365 days.” The event will unite all 100 storytellers, their families, and the community at the Intermedia Arts building in Minneapolis where each story will be presented using multiple media formats. To learn more, visit http://greencardvoices.org/
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About Miguel Ramos
Miguel Ramos is Director of Diversity Marketing for the Minnesota Twins. Since coming on board in 2008 he has put his wealth of multicultural marketing experience to work in developing more culturally diverse programming and vendor relationships. Prior to joining the Twins, Ramos worked at Nestle before leading his own consulting firm providing expertise to organizations like the Minnesota Timberwolves, St. Paul Companies, William Mitchell School of Law and others. Ramos, a tireless community champion has served on the Governors Juvenile Justice Advisory Committee, the board of the Greater Minneapolis & St. Paul United Way, Science Museum of Minnesota and Casa de Esperanza a national organization dedicated to preventing domestic violence. Ramos moved from Puerto Rico with his family 20 years ago. They now reside in Inver Grove Heights.
About Green Card Voices
Based in Minneapolis, Green Card Voices utilizes digital storytelling to share personal narratives of America’s immigrants. GCV’s programming seeks to foster tolerance and increase the appreciation of the immigrant experience. Through their dynamic, video-based platform they empower educational institutions, community groups and individuals alike to acquire first-person perspective about immigrants’ lives.
Green Card Voices