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  • Relationship to Immigrants Rising

Elena Chavez Quezada

Donor/Supporter, Leadership Council

"This community really is there for everyone, lifting each other up, and wholly accepting the challenges and strengths of each person."

Isabel Cortes

Community Engagement, Fellow, Scholar

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

Leslie Dorosin

Donor/Supporter, Leadership Council

"There are all these passionate, articulate young adults who are working toward a better world despite all the challenges put in front of them."

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."

Carrie Evans

Leadership Council, Staff

"So many undocumented young people live with honor, resilience, and integrity in the midst of significant uncertainty and inequity."

Francisco Gonzalez

Legal Services Team, Staff

"There’s a level of commitment and a level of excitement that makes the place very unique."

Alejandra Guillen

Legal Services Team, Staff

"Folks are welcomed here, regardless of their background and where they're at."

Bob Haas

Donor/Supporter

"It’s inspiring to hear the stories of how undocumented young people have persevered in the face of hardship."

Elise Haas

Donor/Supporter, Leadership Council

"Learning about the fears of undocumented immigrants felt personal and visceral. This is about all of us."