February 2021 Newsletter

Black Immigrants Got Talent promotional flyer

This Black History Month, we lift up undocumented Black entrepreneurs making Black history today with the launch of Black Immigrants Got Talent (BIG Talent)! Created and led by undocumented Black entrepreneurs Denae Joseph and Edem Tomtania, BIG Talent celebrates the journey, the drive, and the resilience of Black immigrants regardless of status. Immigrants Rising is proud to support BIG Talent through our Entrepreneurship Fund. Visit BIG Talent for more information.

New Resource

Increasing Inclusivity For UndocuAPI Students On Your Campus
Learn tangible and effective practices to uplift and connect with undocumented Asian Pacific Islanders (API) students on your college or university. Learn More


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“What Does #UndocuLove Look Like?”

How do you define #UndocuLove? Catch feelings with this conversation hosted by Mayra Barragán-O’Brien (Undocu.MentalHealth) and Tony Choi (Immigrants Rising) with folks from our community who have different experiences around love and relationships all while being undocumented. Watch Video

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“What’s LOVE Got To Do With It?”

Learn how trauma shows up in different situations (romantic relationship, family, work, etc) and how immigration intersects with trauma and abuse. Watch Video

Learn more about immigration options for survivors of trauma.

Community Story

Photo of Nancy Lopez, Central Valley immigrant entrepreneur

CVIIC’s Immigrant Entrepreneurs Project: Helping Central Valley Latino Immigrants Reach the American Dream

Read these inspiring stories of the Latinx immigrant entrepreneurs from California’s Central Valley who have participated in CVIIC’s entrepreneurship project. Read Story