Mission and Values
Project Citizenship seeks to increase the naturalization rate in Massachusetts and beyond. We are a nonprofit agency that provides free, high quality services to permanent residents to help them become U.S citizens. Project Citizenship offers free workshops, eligibility screening, application assistance, legal referrals and all materials needed to apply for U.S. citizenship. In addition, Project Citizenship works collaboratively with community-based partners in New England to provide a range of support services, civics instruction, application assistance, and ESOL classes.
Why We Do What We Do
Project Citizenship is a client-centered nonprofit organization. We firmly believe that immigrants are an integral part of a healthy U.S. society. We focus exclusively on increasing access to U.S. citizenship because of the values that we hold as an organization.
Excellence: Project Citizenship is dedicated to providing free, timely, high-quality legal services. We are responsive and efficient in helping immigrants to navigate the citizenship process, and constantly seek to better our practices.
Inclusion: We treat clients of all diverse backgrounds with compassion and respect. We prioritize a client’s best interests every step of the way.
Democracy: Project Citizenship promotes citizenship so that all naturalized citizens can participate in democracy and be civically engaged.
Collaboration: We engage community-based organizations, partners, and pro bono legal services to make Project Citizenship a community-driven, cost-effective model is that is able to serve a vast number of immigrants across New England.