“What moves me almost to tears is when I receive a note from a scholarship recipient that says, ‘I made it. I graduated.’” — Jorge Ramos, writer, Emmy-winning journalist, & Immigrants Rising supporter since 2009


Immigrants Rising gratefully acknowledges the generous contributions of the following corporations, foundations and individuals. Thank you for helping us transform the lives of undocumented young people and fuel broader changes!


  • Comcast
  • PriceWaterhouseCoopers


  • Autodesk Foundation
  • John Chang Fund
  • Leslie Family Foundation
  • Lygia Fund (in memory of Beatriz Maria Callejo)
  • Northern Trust
  • Rathman Family Fund
  • Robyn and Loren Shalinsky Fund
  • Shustek Dubinsky Family Philanthropic Fund (Lemala Fund)
  • Solomon Celeste Fund

“This organization is targeted, thoughtful, innovative, effective, humane, and thought-provoking in its approach to supporting undocumented youth.” — Jo Ann Intili and Ed Kissam, co-trustees of the WKF Giving Fund and supporters of Immigrants Rising since 2009


  • Kathryn Abrams
  • Josephine Arce
  • Tanya Broder & Theodore Wang
  • Tessa Callejo & William Black
  • Henry Castillo
  • Carrie Evans & Paul Sytsma
  • Cayce Hill
  • Dick & Gretchen Evans
  • Craig Latimer & Susanne Wong
  • Francine Lipman
  • Nicole Lugtu
  • Veronica Oberholzer
  • Neil Pieramico
  • Nicola Place
  • Tony Press (I’ve been inspired by many people — and I know how fortunate I am. One truly inspirational person for me is Katharine Gin. I celebrate her accomplishments and rejoice in her next steps, whatever they may be.)
  • Andrew Rostaing
  • Jean Shia
  • Dr. E Martin Spencer & Patricia Spencer
  • Elisa Sunga
  • Marie and Cary Young
  • Annie Yu

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