Who is Immigrants Rising?

Learn about our Mission, Vision, and Values.

Julio Navarette talks about what Immigrants Rising means to him.


Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grants

Short-term grants of up to $2,000 for entrepreneurs and freelancers

How does Immigrants Rising transform lives?


How do We Handle Fear?

Jorge Ramos talks with our Entrepreneurship Fund Grantees.

CA In-State Tuition Has Expanded

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Dream Resource Center Opens in Oxnard

Categories: California Campus Catalyst Fund, Educational Partnerships, In the Media

“We are very lucky to be the recipient of the Catalyst fund grant,” said Dolores Ortiz, a sociology professor at Oxnard College. “It is a three-year grant that we will have over $300,000 and we have a lot of great programming. What we are aiming to do is create sustainable resources so that even when the grant money runs out we continue to offer resources to students and in the Ventura County area.”

Apply to Immigrants Rising’s High School Partnership Program

Categories: Educational Partnerships, General Announcements, High School Partnerships

When undocumented young people are able to pursue education and careers, they can create new, brighter futures for themselves, their families, and their communities.

Unfortunately the Trump administration’s anti-immigrant policies and rhetoric are severely hindering the high school graduation and college enrollment rates of undocumented students.…

August 2019 Newsletter

Categories: Newsletters

Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grants, posters to create safe and inclusive spaces for immigrant students, public charge update, and more.

Now Accepting Applications for Our Entrepreneurship Fund Kickstarter Grants

Categories: Entrepreneurship Fund, General Announcements

“This grant gave me the confidence to take my business to the next level, to create a space to help others and, most importantly, to help me grow as a social entrepreneur.”— Maria Mendez, 2016 Entrepreneurship Fund Grantee

Undocumented entrepreneurs and freelancers working to create social change can apply for grants and support through Immigrants Rising’s Entrepreneurship Fund.…

“Inclusivity Poster” to Create Welcoming Spaces for All Students

Categories: General Announcements, Resources

Our country’s future depends on young people. Giving all of us an inclusive and welcoming environment will lead to a stronger, more vibrant tomorrow for everyone.

The ongoing anti-immigrant and xenophobic narratives that permeate our country have negatively impacted the way immigrant students experience life in the United States.…

2019 Public Charge Update

Categories: General Announcements

Last week, the Trump administration published their final public charge rule, which if implemented may affect individuals seeking permanent resident status in the United States. This policy is designed to be confusing and cause fear, and it is important to stay informed, remain calm, and know your rights.…