Educator, Leadership Council, Partner
"This is a place for compassionate human possibility -- where no person is illegal, where our students are valued and loved for their intrinsic human dignity."
“Our undocumented students are now taking on leadership roles and leading their peers in activities, fundraisers, and other organizing at the district level across schools.” — Karen Martinez, Parent Center Manager at Cindy Avitia High School
Immigrants Rising places Community Engagement Fellows at specific high school sites to engage in year-long partnerships. Through our high school partnerships, we are able to deepen our engagement with undocumented high school students and their high schools, uplift promising institutional practices and support site partners in developing and implementing sustainable support systems for undocumented students.
Here are our current high school partners: