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Empowering Borders: Nurturing Resilience and Advocacy in Immigrant Communities

Acquire knowledge regarding the injustices faced by immigrants through
engaging in purposeful and empathetic conversations with our CPs and the


Learn about the intersectionality between immigration and criminalization of people of color and the intricate history behind both issues


Further develop the skills needed to aid in the fight for immigrant rights by
participating in direct action to defend the rights of immigrants and refugees.


Participate in local organizing efforts and advocacy to further understand the
human rights abuses present at the border and develop a social consciousness


Analyze other issues that are connected to immigration such as healthcare
access, worker’s rights/labor rights violations, and economic injustice

  • Site Topic: U.S. immigration issues

  • Site Leaders: Jessa Bayudan & Mia Neuman

  • Location: San Diego, CA

  • Cost: ~$200 per participant (scholarships available)

    • Fundraising opportunities available

  • Dates: TBD (during spring break)

  • Planning to take: 10 participants

  • Community Partners:

    • Proyecto Azteca

    • La Union del Pueblo Entero (LUPE)

    • Texas Civil Rights Project

    • El Milagro Clinic

    • Advocacy Alliance Center of Texas

    • La Posada Shelter

  • Transportation: flights, LUPE's transportation program

  • Housing: volunteer dorms provided by Proyecto Azteca

*Logistics are tentative and subject to change. 

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