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.
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.
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.
When Spirits Dance: Exploring Identity Through Día de los Muertos Traditions
A Mexican-American performing arts teacher creates a culturally responsive learning environment by teaching students how Día de los Muertos traditions can help them foster community and find healing from loss.
The Push to Expand Access to Teacher Certification for DACAmented Educators
Many states are struggling to recruit teachers—while also blocking DACA recipients from leading classrooms.
Home Is a Dream and a Cage—but It Doesn’t Have To Be
Immigrants who are DACA-protected or otherwise undocumented should get to choose what and where “home” is.