Fellow, High School Engagement, Legal Services Team
"Being a part of this organization has really helped me understand my own narrative and not just conform to what other people tell me I am."
“This organization creates opportunities and opens doors, often for people that don’t think those doors even exist.” — Alvaro Morales, Entrepreneurship Fund Grantee
We equip undocumented young people with the information and resources needed to navigate life, make informed decisions, and pursue educational and career goals.
We provide life-changing financial support that enables undocumented young people to overcome systemic barriers.
We develop the leadership capacity of undocumented young people through career training, mentorship, professional development, and opportunities to educate and empower the undocumented community.
We enhance institutional support for undocumented students by creating educational partnerships and identifying promising practices that embolden other educational institutions.
We train undocumented young people to reclaim and share personal stories in order to heal, strengthen community bonds, transform hearts and minds, and advance policy legislation.
Here is the impact we will make this year:
|Career||Four undocumented professionals will gain over 1,000 hours towards their professional licensure.|
|College||335 undocumented college students will receive 1,350 hours of mentorship, coaching, or group support to help them achieve their educational goals.|
|COVID Relief||422 undocumented students will receive $211,000 in COVID-relief emergency grants.|
|Entrepreneurship||655 undocumented entrepreneurs will receive over $4,075,000 in grants to start or growth their businesses.|
|Law School||20 undocumented students will receive $50,000 in “Pre-Law Fund” grants in order to apply to law school.|
|Legal Services||600 undocumented people will learn about their immigration legal remedies through our online intake service.|
|Mental Health||200 undocumented people will receive over 5,000 hours of individual or group mental health support.|
|Storytelling||60 undocumented people will have opportunities to share their stories publicly.|