What does transformation look like at Immigrants Rising? Watch Maritza’s story about her journey to college.
Maritza first joined Immigrants Rising in 2016. She led Immigrants for Inclusion and Change, a peer-support group for undocumented students unable to benefit from state or federal policies such as DACA or in-state tuition. After working as a graphic designer for 20 years, Maritza is now pursuing her B.A. in American Studies at UC Berkeley.