Grassroots and Community Organizations
OC Dream Team Facebook
From the OC Dream Team Website Mission: The mission of the Orange County DREAM Team is to support and advocate for the rights of undocumented students of all nationalities by: Dream--Providing resources that will help these students accomplish their dreams of obtaining a higher education Educate--Creating a sense of social consciousness of the issues that affect these students in the Orange County community Advocate--By helping to cement the attainment and passage of legislations that will allow undocumented students to become inclusive contributing members of society
LA Dream Team
From the LA Dream team website: Founded in 2009, DREAM Team Los Angeles (DTLA) aims to create a safe space in which undocumented immigrant youth and allies empower themselves through education and shared experiences. Through these shared experiences, individuals develop as efficient advocates for their own rights and those of the larger immigrant community. DTLA is a grass roots organization that welcomes anyone who is interested in being part of the work, both in L.A. and nationally; we do as part of the immigrants rights movement.
We hold meetings every Monday at 7pm 675 S. Park View St. Los Angeles, CA. 90057
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles
From CHIRLA website: The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) was formed in 1986 to advance the human and civil rights of immigrants and refugees in Los Angeles; promote harmonious multi-ethnic and multi-racial human relations; and through coalition-building, advocacy, community education and organizing, empower immigrants and their allies to build a more just society.