Learn How to Get Started with Your Freelance Work

Categories: Entrepreneurship, General Announcements

Immigrants Rising has partnered with Samaschool to deliver two one-day workshops specifically tailored for immigrants interested in starting to work as an independent contractor. Join us for this in-person workshop on either July 9th or July 30th in the SF Bay Area. For those outside of the SF Bay Area, virtual trainings may be available.

Recap from our Festival of UndocuInnovation in Miami

Categories: Entrepreneurship, General Announcements

At our second annual Festival of UndocuInnovation in Miami, 45 undocumented entrepreneurs from 13 U.S. states and 15 home countries came together to connect, learn, and motivate one another. Attendees participated in hands-on workshops (including a media training with journalist and writer Jorge Ramos), received feedback on their projects, connected with local entrepreneurs, and pitched their projects for a chance to win monetary prizes during shark tank competitions.…

Meet our Newest Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees

Categories: Entrepreneurship, General Announcements

We are delighted to announce our newest Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees!

After a review of 216 proposals from 247 undocumented young people, living in 29 different states and hailing from 40 countries of origin, we have selected six entrepreneurial projects to support through our Entrepreneurship Fund.…

2019 Entrepreneurship Webinar Series Starts January 31st

Categories: Entrepreneurship, General Announcements

We’re excited to announce the schedule for our 2019 Entrepreneurship Webinar Series!

The Entrepreneurship Webinar Series was created to inform immigrants—regardless of status—about alternatives to employment through entrepreneurship. To date, we have held 8 webinars that cover topics including “Working for Yourself”, “Credit and Financial Capital”, “Choosing a Business Structure”, and “Financing/Bootstrapping Your Business”.…

Now Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Fund

Categories: Entrepreneurship, General Announcements

“This grant gave me the confidence to take my business to the next level, to create a space to help others and, most importantly, to help me grow as a social entrepreneur.” — Maria Mendez, 2016 Entrepreneurship Fund Grantee

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Undocumented entrepreneurs working to create social change can apply for grants and support through Immigrants Rising’s Entrepreneurship Fund.…