Short & Strong Film Competition

We are ecstatic to announce The Cortos Y Fuertes / Short & Strong student film competition, sponsored by the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and UNITE HERE. Short and Strong is a film competition meant to create a space for youth to tell their immigrant stories. This student film competition is meant for students of all ages. We want youth to be creative and resourceful, using whatever means accessible to create their stories (even cell phones). We will have three age catego...
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Dream Team LA Week of Action

Part of United We Dreams week of action, Dream Team LA, IDEAS @ UCLA, NDLON, IDEPSCA, Immigrant Youth Coalition, CARECEN are collaborating for daily actions throughout the city of LA. This week of action is going to help increase pressure on politicians and President Obama to pass a humane and comprehensive immigration reform bill, put a moratorium on all deportations and create a humane pathway to citizenship for all. Anything less than citizenship would leave million of families in limb...
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On the road to freedom: Mobilizing for fair & just immigration reform

We woke up early, way before the sun was up. We rode our bikes, took the bus, we drove, got rides from one another so that we could all come together and express our discontent with the current immigration policy. It was Monday, January 21. About 10 us gathered on the corner of Alameda and Aliso, in Downtown Los Angeles, still shivering from the cold dawn breeze. (more…)
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