Grants for Education and Community Based Projects Related to Immigration

aic_logoThe American Immigration Council is a nonprofit that supports undocumented immigrants nationwide. They have legal, education, policy, and exchange programs. Their Community Education Center awards grants ranging from $100 to $500 to support community-based projects and classroom teachers who teach about immigration.

This year, they are looking to support projects specifically related to:

  • Community outreach and partnerships with community based organizations
  • Service-Learning
  • Grants focused on the teaching and learning of fundamental constitutional rights (due process) and/or border issues
  • Math, science, and the arts
  • Innovative use of technology

To learn more information about the grants and how to apply please visit: “Community Grants

The next deadline for submissions is November 5th, 2015!

Rachel is currently pursuing a PhD in Social Sciences and Comparative Education at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. She has worked closely with undocumented youth activists in several states, the Bhutanese refugee community and LGBT community in Oakland, California. Rachel taught in two public high schools in Okinawa, Japan for two years and has worked in the community college and higher education sector for Bunker Hill Community College, MassBay Community College, Harvard’s Graduate School of Education, Achieving the Dream, and Jobs for the Future. She received her Masters in Higher Education from Harvard’s Graduate School of Education and her Bachelors in Philosophy from the University of Chicago.


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