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Jan 15

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Statement on Governor Cuomo’s inclusion of the New York Dream Act in Executive Budget Proposal

January 22nd, 2015   Statement on Governor Cuomo’s inclusion of the New York Dream Act in Executive Budget Proposal   New York, NY. The New York State Youth Leadership Council knows that tremendous organizing efforts spearheaded by directly impacted undocumented people led Governor Cuomo to include the New York Dream Act ...

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Jan 15

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ItAG Workshops: Meet Me Half-Way: #Undocumented Students & #OurSchools

Meet Me Half-Way: #Undocumented Students & #OurSchools As educators we are constantly battling systemic injustice and trying to figure out how best to advocate for our students. In this ItAG, we will begin by exploring the context undocumented students and their families face in New York City. We will then identify ways in which ...

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Jan 15

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Story of Us: Reevaluating Our Stories

Where is home? If you are an undocumented immigrant, likely this question is a complex one that brings up a plethora of questions on identity. You may consider the United States of America as your home, or maybe home is broader and it includes the Americas. Maybe home is oceans and continents away. Perhaps home […]

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Nov 14

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Undocu Power Mic

Enjoy a night of magical, art, music,poetry, dance, with many talented people at our office. We hope to create a space where we can take ownership of our stories and express ourselves. Saturday, December 13 5:30pm – 8:00pm NYS Youth Leadership Council Office 339 Lafayette St Suite 304, New York, New York 10012 For more […]

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Nov 14

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Statement of Power

November 24, 2014 Statement of Power   On Thursday, November 20, 2014, President Barack Obama announced the executive steps he plans on taking to address flaws within our immigration system. Among other changes, his plan includes expansive border enforcement initiatives, expansion of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ...

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Nov 14

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UNDOCUMENTED POWER MARCH for the NY Dream Act!

As part of his reelection campaign, Governor Cuomo pledged that he would make the NY Dream Act a reality. Now that he won his reelection, it’s time to remind him about his promise!  Join the NYSYLC and Raise: Revolutionizing Asian American Immigrant Stories on the East Coast in a march to demand that Governor Cuomo include ...

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May 14

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Hate Crimes Prevention Art Competition 2014

OCA-NY’s Hate Crimes Prevention Art Competition is a citywide, multicultural project that aims to spread an awareness of hate crimes prevention, promote a cross-cultural understanding and utilize art as an advocacy tool. This year, we are collaborating with OCA-NY, Chinatown Youth Initiatives (CYI), and Global Kids to present the ...

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