DRC – June Newsletter – Pol[ICE] in my Head!
The Dream Resource Center (DRC) team has completed the application review process and notifications have gone out for Dream Summer, the DRC’s national 10-week internship program. Congratulations to selected interns from across the country — we look forward to meeting you in person at the Dream Summer opening retreat next week!
- Pol[ICE] In My Head – Part 3 of Undocumented and Uninsured: A Five-Part Report on Immigrant Youth and the Struggle to Access Health Care in California
- Will soon be available in Chinese, Thai, Tagalog, and Spanish
KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles / 98.7 FM Santa Barbara
IDEAS at UCLA: 8th Annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference (IYEC)
May 23, 2015
DRC Communications Coordinator Seth Ronquillo gave a fantastic presentation on the work of the DRC! Way to go, Seth!
Every year, IYEC brings together over 1,000 educators, students, parents, and community members for a full day of workshops and activities to educate, empower, and provide attendees with important information on how undocumented youth can pursue higher education and create change to better their communities.
DRC – Dream Summer Alumni Spotlight
Mario De Leon
Mario De Leon is a socially conscious mathematician and educator. In and out of the classroom, he works at the intersections of social justice and mathematics to provide the next generation of leaders with the tools to connect mathematical concepts to the world they live in; utilize math as a way to create solutions to issues affecting their communities; and deepen their appreciation for mathematics. Mario seeks to be a long-life math enthusiast and sharer of knowledge.
Read more here: Dream Summer Alumni Spotlight – Mario De Leon
Dream Resource Center – In The News
Social Justice Solutions
April 29, 2015
Social Justice Solutions coverage of DRC’s newest report: Pol[ICE] In My Head – Part 3 of Undocumented and Uninsured. Article: “Mental Health Care for Immigrant Youth”
April 25, 2015
Inquirer coverage of Pol[ICE] In My Head:
New America Media
April 23, 2015
New American Media coverage of Pol[ICE] In My Head:
Telemundo 51 – Miami
April 22, 2015
Telemundo coverage Pol[ICE] In My Head:
Asian Journal: The Filipino Community Newspaper since 1991
April 21, 2015
Asian Journal coverage of Pol[ICE] In My Head:
89.3 KPCC Public Radio Station
April 21, 2015
89.3 KPCC coverage of Pol[ICE] In My Head:
May 26, 2015
With their decision, The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals blocked the Department of Justice’s emergency request to lift the injunction against the expansion of deferred action.
Los Angeles Times
May 12, 2015
ARTICLES / REPORTS / RESEARCH
New York Times
June 4, 2015
Public Policy Institute of California
June 1, 2015
Center for American Progress
May 19, 2015
California Immigrant Policy Center
“Please join us for an urgent National Day of Action event for Nan-Hui Jo in Los Angeles on June 10th! This June marks 11 long months of incarceration and separation for Nan-Hui. Now, more than ever, we need your support to demand that ICE release Nan-Hui immediately so she can reunite with her daughter.”
Full details here: Los Angeles Day of Action for Nan-Hui Jo!