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  • Relationship to E4FC

Victor Garcia

Staff

"Growing up in the Central Valley, an immigrant, and the son and grandson of farmworkers, I saw education as my ticket to stability, opportunity and a better life."

Maritza

Creative Writing Class

"I couldn't believe it. I could breathe again."

Felipe Martinez

Educator, Partner

"Some of the most important work of my life is showing young people what can be done and what's inside them."

Denia Perez

Community Engagement, Creative Writing Class, Fellow, Legal Services Team, Scholar, Staff

"Immigrants are resourceful, resilient people who have the same dreams as generations who came before us"

Denia Perez

Community Engagement, Creative Writing Class, Fellow, 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

Community Engagement, Fellow, Staff

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

Josias Aguiar

Creative Writing Class, Scholar

"Just in coming together, as a community, there's been some healing, especially when people feel scared or uncertain."