September 2019 Newsletter

Get Inspired! Connect! Take Action! Recap from Catalyst Fund Statewide Convening

The second convening of our California Campus Catalyst Fund brought together over 200 people from all over California to engage in inspiring conversations about how public colleges and universities can address the needs of undocumented students and families at such a critically important time. “The convening was inspirational and empowering. I enjoyed hearing all the stories and being surrounded by other students whom I could relate to.”
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NEW GUIDE: Building On-Campus Undocumented Student Programs

On-campus undocumented student programs are vital to the retention and success of undocumented students. In this guide, we show you how to develop programming even if you don’t have a dedicated staff coordinator, program budget, or designated space yet. Learn More

Introducing our 2019-2020 Fellows

Read about the newest members of our team: our Entrepreneurship, High School Engagement, Higher Education, Immigration Law, and Research & Storytelling fellows. Learn More


5 Tips to Get Started as an Independent Contractor/Freelancer
Learn how to get started as an independent contractor or freelancer. This guide outlines the entire process from industry research to contracts and taxes. Learn More

5 Tips for Educators to Help Students Get Started as Independent Contractors/Freelancers
Use this guide to support your students as they get established as contractors and freelancers. Learn how to provide resources, answer questions, and make referrals. Learn More

Community Stories

“Immigrants Rising to me is a community that will welcome you with open arms and supports you even through your most difficult moments.”

Julio Navarrete, a member of our Leadership Council, talks about what Immigrants Rising means to him. Learn More