The Immigrant Heritage Hall of Fame (IHHF):
Celebrates the diverse ethnic heritage of our state by honoring individuals and institutions, who exemplify the best of their immigrant heritage and have made outstanding contributions to the cultural, economic, and civic development of the state;
Preserves this heritage, by publishing the biographies of the inductees and the history of their ethnic communities;
Educates the public about the importance of immigrant heritage to the identity of the American nation, and the contributions of immigrants and immigrant communities to our country and state.
Our vision is to:
Establish an institution that will promote and publish research, lectures, and conferences on the immigrant heritage of our state, and the role of immigration in the American economy and culture;
Build an endowment to sponsor, and offer research fellowships in support of these activities.