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  • Relationship to Immigrants Rising

Jennifer Pence

Donor/Supporter, Educator

"We need lots of smart, hard-working immigrants to continue to improve the U.S."

Tony Press

Donor/Supporter, Educator

"These are our kids. They are our future."

Jorge Ramos

Donor/Supporter

"What moves me almost to tears is when I receive a note from a scholarship recipient that says, 'I made it. I graduated.'"

Sandra Rodrigues

Donor/Supporter, Educator

"I feel compelled to work with these students because I have faith that they will become citizens."

Jay Sherwin

Staff

"I’ve been completely inspired and impressed by what undocumented young people have accomplished despite all the obstacles."

Liz Simons

Donor/Supporter, Educator

"Undocumented young people have suffered in ways that others haven’t; yet they still have a hunger for learning."

Meng So

Educator, Leadership Council, Partner

"This is a place for compassionate human possibility -- where no person is illegal, where our students are valued and loved for their intrinsic human dignity."

Susan Suarez-Madson

Donor/Supporter, Educator

"This organization doesn't just support students; it empowers, engages, and employs students in all areas of its operation."

Mari Zellner

Legal Services Team, Staff

"What are the world of possibilities? And if it’s not possible, how can we make it achievable anyway?"