Dream warriors, Immigrant youth and allies all over the country, will lead Operation Dream Act Now - leading school walkouts and mobilizing thousands to Capitol Hill to demand that Congress pass a clean Dream Act by December November 9 marks over two months since Trump ended DACA, and one year since he was elected as president. If you’re outraged at Trump for killing DACA, for fulfilling a sick white supremacist scheme to terrorize immigrant youth and their families, we invite YOU to join hundreds of Dream Defenders: immigrant youth, allies, business leaders, and people of faith are descending on the Capitol to resist Trump’s attacks on immigrants and to demand a clean Dream Act. The time is now, and November 9th will be the day in which America tells Congress: we demand a clean Dream Act by December! Everyday that goes by more and more immigrant youth lose their work permits and protections from deportation. Only by coming together, can we protect them from Trump’s racist attack! Take part in Operation Dream Act Now, the largest operation ever done to pass a clean Dream Act by December. WHAT IS A **CLEAN** DREAM ACT? We need a permanent solution for our undocumented young people, but we will also not allow anti-immigrant extremists and their accomplices to use undocumented young people as bargaining chips for draconian measures to fulfill the Trump administration’s white supremacy wish list. A clean DREAM Act means Congress must swiftly pass this widely popular bipartisan bill without any additions or amendments that will put our families and the rest of our immigrant community at greater risk for undue detention and deportation. That’s why we’re fighting for a clean DREAM Act.
Operation Dream Act Now!
United We Dream
November 9, 2017 • Thursday, November 9 at 10:30 AM - 5:30 PM EST This Week · 41–54°Rain Showers
Undocutalks New Episode!!
Our Existence as Resistance," • Season 3, Episode 1.
In this episode, our hosts engage in a critical discussion asking: What is activism? And the ways we can all think of ourselves as activists. Finally, we cover the Dreamer Tour Guanajuato 2019, where multiple returnees and deportees gathered in a retreat where they are creating a network for Mexicans who are returning back to their country of birth. UndocuTalks is a podcast produced by immigrant youth centered on the premise of informing, educating, and sharing culture. Show Hosts: Melisa Garcia @melichapoeta Alejandro Mendiaz-Rivera @alejandromagno31 Rafael A. Martinez @undocu_scholar Creative Segments: Paola Monarrez @pmonarrez Rossy Evelin Lima DePadilla @rossyevelima Sound Engineer: Froilan Orozco - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hispanic Community Affairs Council Scholarship Fund
Award: $500 to $2,000
Academic Level: Undergraduate Student, Recent Graduate, Graduate Student Region: Alameda County Field of Study: Any Eligibility: • Be of Hispanic heritage as defined by the U.S. Department of Education • Plan to attend an accredited community college, university or approved technical or vocational school • Community college and university scholarship recipients must be taking in at least six units/credits Link: http://hcac-ac.org/index.php/scholarship
BMI Student Composer Award
Award: $500 to $5,000
Field of Study: Music Eligibility: • Be engaged in the study of music with a recognized and established teacher (other than a relative) • Have been born on or after February 2, 1990 • Be age 27 or younger as of the competition deadline • Have citizenship of a country in the Western Hemisphere • Apply by 2/1/2019 Link: https://bmifoundation.org/applications/form/bmi_student_ composer_awards_application