Introducing our 2019-2020 Fellows

Categories: Fellowships, General Announcements, Leadership Opportunities

Immigrants Rising offers year-long fellowships for undocumented young people in the Bay Area and nationwide. This year, we selected 18 new fellows. They will benefit from extensive training and professional development in Entrepreneurship, High School Engagement, Higher Education, Immigration Law, and Research & Storytelling.…

Apply to Immigrants Rising’s High School Partnership Program

Categories: Educational Partnerships, General Announcements, High School Partnerships

When undocumented young people are able to pursue education and careers, they can create new, brighter futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Unfortunately the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric are severely hindering the high school graduation and college enrollment rates of undocumented students.…

Now Accepting Applications for Our Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grants

Categories: Entrepreneurship Fund, 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

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

“Inclusivity Poster” to Create Welcoming Spaces for All Students

Categories: General Announcements, Resources

Our country’s future depends on young people. Giving all of us an inclusive and welcoming environment will lead to a stronger, more vibrant tomorrow for everyone.

The ongoing anti-immigrant and xenophobic narratives that permeate our country have negatively impacted the way immigrant students experience life in the United States.…

2019 Public Charge Update

Categories: General Announcements

Last week, the Trump administration published their final public charge rule, which if implemented may affect individuals seeking permanent resident status in the United States. This policy is designed to be confusing and cause fear, and it is important to stay informed, remain calm, and know your rights.…