Lets be real, we were fighting for justice in 2016 and will do the same in 2017. Join us at our office to plan for the year and strategize on ways to continue fighting for change and resisting oppression! This event is open to all even if you haven't been involved before. Bring a friend!
This event is to assist DACA recipients travel for emergency humanitarian and employment reasons, with the goal of preserving eligibility for permanent forms of relief now or in the future.
Now more than ever, immigrant youth need a space to connect with each other, share stories, find resources, heal, and build collective power. Educators need an opportunity to meaningfully support their students and to connect with each other and share questions and best practices. Join the New York State Youth Leadership Council and Teach Dream for this one day training.
A SPACE FOR CURRENT AND FORMER UNDOCUMENTED PEOPLE AND MIXED STATUS FAMILIES TO COME TOGETHER IN COMMUNITY AND LOVE.
We're hosting an election night party. We will have food and drinks, so invite your friends and family for a good time! Open Bar: $25
We are accepting applications for our Awards Program. Open to students residing in NY and attending, or planning to attend, a NY college.
Ask questions about school, learn how to navigate the college process, meet other students, and plug yourself in to our work to fight for immigrant rights.
These are our open office hours for September. Come visit our space, charge your phone, vent about school and the elections, and more!
Come visit our new space, enjoy light refreshments, learn about our upcoming events and how to get involved and ask us anything about school, scholarships, traveling, DACA, the elections, love!
The YLC and Mobile Print Power will be engaging the public on ideas around displacement and the power of collective action, while printing designs based on the theme Rooted in Liberation. We hope to see you there!
This is for all women* to share stories of immigration, resistance, and healing.
*To mean an all inclusive term
IYECon is back again! Our theme this year is "Rooted in Liberation." This theme connects us to our migration history, the policies that forced many of us to come here or made it harder to seek a path to citizen, but also the we hope to continue building towards our joint liberation.
Join us to watch these documentaries and hear from Ju Hong, the undocumented immigrant who interrupted President Obama in 2013 and is the subject of the film, Halmoni (Grandmother).
Come learn about our upcoming programs, the NY State Dream Act, our scholarship program, and how to get more involved!
2016 marks the 7th year the NYSYLC Awards Program will provide monetary support to youth, regardless of their immigration status, who aspire to continue their higher education, being active in the immigrant rights movement and wish to continue their commitment in the coming years.
In the light of recent mainstream focus on the increase of immigration raids, we want to remind our community to stay alert and to be ready to fight back.
we are organizing a rally to express our solidarity with Syrian and Iraqi migrants who are seeking refuge in the United States. The right to seek refuge (or asylum) in another country is an enshrined human right under international law. #HRTrumpsOppression#StandUp4Syrians #StandUp4Iraqis
Join us for a training on political education, story sharing, community and collective healing!
Calling all YLC family and friends! Join us for a Fall community potluck at our office. Bring yourself, a friend and your favorite food to share in community! We will have a time to connect with old and new members, share ideas and have fun!
Let’s kick off the school semester by playing soccer for a good cause! On this day 8 teams will come together for a friendly soccer match, and at the same time to help fundraise for scholarships for undocumented students!
Are you an immigrant youth ready get active in your communities? Do you want to learn more about how to change issues that affect you and your community? Then register for NYSYLC's Youth Empowerment Program! This program, better know as YEP, aims to develop the political analysis of migrant youth regardless of their immigration status, and provide them with the tools necessary to organize and become agents of change in our communities.
RAISE and the NYSYLC are hosting "Words On Your Mind: OpenMic Series" - an event where we will gather to share poems, stories, musical performances, etc. in a space that is designed to be open, welcoming and caring.
Join us and UnLocal next Wednesday July, 22 for a workshop on what is advance parole, how to apply and what are the benefits.
La Caravana de Los Mutilados (The Caravan of the Mutilated) a tour led by migrants who rode La Bestia (the beast), a freight train in Latin America that helps many migrants get north, is coming to NYC from June 14-17.
General management meeting.
IYECon is back! The annual Immigrant Youth Empowerment Conference(IYECon) is an all day conference which aims to empower all youths and their families, regardless of their immigration status, by providing access to concrete resources and tools to organize within their communities.
While politicians try to pit teachers against students, we stand united: We want the NY Dream Act into the Governor's final executive budget. Join us in a teach-in for the NY Dream Act!!
This year they are once again offering an opportunity for teachers to build community and develop as activists. Educators will participate in Inquiry to Action Groups (ItAGs) linking social justice issues with classroom practice.
Come to our first OPEN MEETING of the year! Along with The DOOR, we will be holding a workshop on Deferred Action. We will also discuss the NY DREAM Act and upcoming projects.
We will be screening the movie “The Dream is Now” followed with a discussion that will serve with the purpose of deconstructing notions and narratives found within the immigrant right’s movement.