Improving Voting Access for Marginalized Communities One School at a Time
Blanca Adriana Ontiveros’ work focuses on ways to help children leverage the power of the ballot even if they can’t vote.
Targeted Support Is a Must to Rekindle Latinx College Completion Rates
The coronavirus pandemic disrupted an upward trend of Latinx students enrolling in and graduating from college. Experts are working to create programming that helps ensure Latinx students aren't left behind.
How Proposition 308 Could Open Higher Education to Thousands of Students in Arizona
Voters in Arizona have the chance to offer thousands of immigrant students access to in-state tuition this November. In this video, one student explains how the proposition could change lives.
DACA Changed My Life–But Undocumented Youth Deserve More
DACA provided some relief to many undocumented youth but its future is uncertain. It is past time for Congress to create lasting protections and a path to citizenship.
Writing Himself Into Existence: A Queer Iranian Immigrant Pens Stories About His Community
YA author Abdi Nazemian talks about the importance of young people being able to “see themselves” in literature.
Inequitable Tuition Places College Out of Reach for Some Dreamers
Undocumented students are priced out of college in Arizona and in other states where they are ineligible for in-state tuition.
Culturally Inclusive Books Inspire Students to Become Change Agents
Georgia students participating in a Read Woke book club, founded by Cicely Lewis, are empowered to create and lead programs that promote social change in their high school.
Afro-Latinx Students Navigate Racism and Erasure in the Classroom
Schools need more resources and data to ensure Afro-Latinx students are being represented and understood.
If You Aren’t Black, What Are You?
What does it feel like to be Black and Latina in a classroom when intersectional identity often isn’t perceived?