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Mar 13

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UndocuMic Series at La Casa Azul

Growing up my dad and mom always took me to the library on 125th and 145th street in Harlem. They saw the importance of books; the knowledge that can be shared from the words beautiful put together in one single page that made up a chapter, made up a book, and made up of some of my […]

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Jan 12

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I am a Survivor…Now it is time to Stand for Yanelli!!!

I am undocumented, unafraid & survived depression and suicide.I came to this country at the age of 5. Every day and night I saw how my parents struggled as undocumented immigrants ; I saw how they were exploited and at points dehumanized not only at their place of work but in a country they considered […]

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Oct 11

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New York Undocumented Youth Seeks to END Deportations

If you are reading this you may have stumble upon our website trying to find a solution to your deportation proceeding. You may have been told by friends, colleagues or family to contact us. There could be many reasons but the most important one is that you are here. The New York State Youth Leadership […]

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Aug 11

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What’s the real problem?

Part of Latina Week of Action (August 1-5) National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health asked members of the community to answer the question “What’s the real problem?”  when it comes to how immigrant women are treated. “What’s the real problem?” As an undocumented Latina, the real problem ...

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Jun 11

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Birth of an Activist …

Check this small video out….. Directed by Sebastian Rea Produced by : “Haven’t Slept Production”

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Mar 11

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Immigration Forum 10:30-3pm March 26

This upcoming Saturday, the NYSYLC will be part of the opening plenary for the Immigration Forum discussing undocumented immigrant youth, our campaigns and access to higher education. We hope you can all join us at this Immigration Forum .

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Mar 11

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BREAKING NEWS: NY State Dream Act (S4179) Introduced

Press Release Historic Step: NEW YORK DREAM ACT HAS BEEN INTRODUCED! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Contact: info@nysylc.org New York, N.Y. The New York State Youth Leadership Council is proud and pleased to announce that today undocumented youth have prevailed. After the defeat of the federal version of the DREAM Act, ...

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