Accomplishments

In 6 years, we have helped over 1,000 students attend college and/or apply for a scholarship. Here are some of our accomplishments:

2015 

  • Won in-state tuition for DACA students @ Arizona public universities
  • Leadership team received over $140,000 in scholarships
  • 5 (former) members of leadership team transfer to universities
  • Trained over 65 educators at 2nd AZ Dream Conference on how to work with & for undocumented students using UndocuPeers curriculum

2014 in Review

  • Held & led 17 leadership workshops in Tucson, Phoenix & Washington, D.C.
  • Facilitated 28 community presentations
  • Held 12 educational sessions about scholarship searching, resumes, taxes, and more
  • Leadership team received $67,000 in scholarships
  • Trained over 130 educators on how to work with & for undocumented students at 1st AZ Dream Conference

2013 in Review

  • Fought for and won in-state tuition for DACA students @ Pima Community College
  • 170 DACA students enrolled and paid in-state tuition at PCC
  • Filled out over 300 DACA applications
  • Collaborated in 3 DACA drives
  • Leadership team received $42,000 in scholarships
  • Tucson Weekly called us 1 of 6 organizations “working hard to make Tucson the sort of place we want to live”

2012 in Review

  • Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) announced
  • Became a United We Dream affiliate & started working with UWD’s Dream Educational Empowerment Program
  • Created of a transfer guide for undocumented students
  • Established 2 HS clubs (Sunnyside and Pueblo)
  • Launched DREAMers Speak project with Tucson Youth Poetry Slam
  • Leadership team received $42,000 in scholarships

2011 in Review

  • Given more than 40+ community presentations since 2011
  • Attended and ran national workshops (3-5/ year) since 2011
  • Members have received +85,000 in scholarships since 2011

2010 in Review

  • Created Comprehensive Resource Guide
  • Launched version 2 of our website

2009 in Review

 

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