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Undocumented Student Resources – Organizations

Organizations (Campus, Local, National)

UndocuMason

UndocuMason creates an inclusive environment for undocumented students at George Mason University through education and advocacy. They work along side other student groups, university administration, and  community partners to advance policies that will benefit immigrant and undocumented communities.

Dream Project of Virginia

The Dream Project, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization registered in the state of Virginia, empowers students whose immigration status creates barriers to education by working with them to access and succeed in college through scholarships, mentoring, family engagement, and advocacy.  The start-up nonprofit has created an intentionally inclusive community where students are encouraged to use education as a vehicle to pursue their dreams and achieve their fullest potential.

UndocuBlack Network

The UndocuBlack Network (UBN) is a multigenerational network of currently and formerly undocumented Black people that fosters community, facilitates access to resources, and contributes to transforming the realities of our people, so we are thriving and living our fullest lives.

They do this by:

  • Developing the leadership of our members through tools, training and programming

  • Building power with and for our communities through advocacy, local organizing, and cultivating strategic alliances to advance policies that affect our daily lives.

  • Centering the humanity, dignity, and wellbeing of our communities in all aspects of our work.

United We Dream

United We Dream is the largest immigrant youth-led community in the country. They create welcoming spaces for young people – regardless of immigration status – to support, engage, and empower them to make their voice heard and win!

Virginia Coalition of Latino Organizations (VACOLAO)

VACOLAO’s mission is to serve as a working alliance among organizations in Virginia that serve or support the interest of the Latino communities in order to empower the community and secure equal treatment, equal opportunity and equal representation for Latinos/Hispanics in Virginia.

We Are CASA

CASA is a group of passionate, community-conscious people working to organize, advocate for, and expand opportunities for Latino and immigrant people in the state of Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Virginia. We do this by providing employment placement; workforce development and training; health education; citizenship and legal services; and financial, language, and literacy training to Latino and immigrant communities throughout the state.