Josh Hoyt has been a community, electoral, immigrant rights, faith, and consumer organizer for the past 46 years. He has worked as Executive Director / Senior Organizer for local, metropolitan, state-wide, and national organizations, and worked in the USA as well as South and Central America and Europe. His areas of strength include issue campaigns; the connection of building community and electoral power; and the training and mentoring of organizers and executive directors.
Josh is currently a Partner in the Democracy Partners organizing and political consulting firm. Since 2002 Josh has worked in leadership positions in the immigrant rights movement. From 2012 to 2020 Josh was the founding Executive Director of the National Partnership for New Americans (NPNA); from 2002 to 2012 he was the Executive Director of the Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (ICIRR); and in 2010 he was a founding co-chair of the Illinois and the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC). Josh is on the Boards of Directors for the American Business Immigration Coalition and MedGlobal.