Denia Perez

Creative Writing Class, Fellow, High School Engagement, Legal Services Team, Scholar, Staff

"Because I know how hard it is for people to get status, I wanted to find a way to advocate for other undocumented people"

Tommy Statkiewicz

Fellow, Legal Services Team, Staff

"It was such a long journey to get to where I was"

Tommy Statkiewicz

Fellow, Legal Services Team, Staff

"I just remember the physical weight coming off of my shoulders"

Rodrigo Dorador

Fellow, High School Engagement, Staff

"Being undocumented is a learned behavior. If it can be learned, it can be unlearned."

Valeria Avila

Fellow, High School Engagement, Inclusion & Change Group

"I remember thinking, ‘Wow, I can go to college.'"

Krsna Avila

Creative Writing Class, Fellow, Leadership Council, Legal Services Team, Staff

"People can still succeed in their education and careers, despite all the negative policies around us."

Beleza Chan

Fellow, Scholar

"Even more more valuable than the scholarship money was having the emotional support."

Isabel Cortes

Fellow, High School Engagement, Scholar

"I found a sense of visibility about me as a human and as a student. I finally felt I belonged."

Catherine Eusebio

Creative Writing Class, Donor/Supporter, Fellow, Legal Services Team, Scholar

"They made me feel that I was worthy and that the next opportunity is really just a moment’s step away."