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Dream University has left its mark on Washington D.C. and the nation as a whole. Throughout July we had over 2,000 students attend classes, as well as educators from all over the country become Dream University faculty. It is important to realize the significance of our efforts and to realize... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
For Immediate Release Contact: Tolu Olubunmi, 202-216-0261 ext. 407 July 22, 2010 tolu@unitedwedream.org **Thursday, July 22nd at 12:00 PM ET** DREAM University in session at the Department of Education DREAM students ask Secretary Duncan to champion the DREAM Act - an education imperative for our nation Washington, DC – 65... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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For Immediate Release Juan Escalante 407.602.8675 dreamactmedia@gmail.com and media@thedreamiscoming.com Washington, D.C. Today, July 20th, over 20 undocumented immigrant youth from all over the country are risking arrest and deportation as they stage sit-ins at various congressional offices in Washington D.C. in order to urge congressional leadership to take action and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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That inspiring quote above has become our University's motto, the last line of the famous sonnet The New Colossus, written by Emma Lazarus in 1883, and is about the Statue of Liberty and how it welcomes immigrants from all over the world. To us, the students at Dream University -... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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Dream University has been in existence for five da... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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I feel that I made history. I was the first educator at DREAM University. Why history? I had the pleasure of working with a group of courageous young people who are determined to improve their life circumstances and those of family members, friends, and others who are currently excluded but... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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Day four of Dream University. We want to learn so much that we come to school on Saturday! We started off the day with a class on immigration history, focusing on the Asian and Jewish immigration experiences. It felt really important to talk about the “immigrant experience” as something that... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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If they don't let us into college, we will build our own. With that motto and lots of sacrifice, undocumented students have taken over Lafayette Park, just outside of the White House. The hottest days of the summer welcomed students from across the country gathered Wednesday for the opening session... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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Today we had our grand opening of Dream University which included the attendance of dreamers from: Wisconsin, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, California, Florida, and Texas. It was a success; everyone was full of energy and enthusiasm. No one really knew what to expect, but in everyone’s mind there was... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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Today was the second day of DREAM University. It has been an amazing experience being able to volunteer and organize with United We Dream. Although I took a class about communication for activists, it hasn’t been until now that I really got to see grassroots activism in action. The students... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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Yesterday afternoon we, the Student Immigrant Movement of Massachusetts, announced at our press conference that we are joining undocumented immigrant youth from across the country—Florida, Wisconsin, Texas, New York—and building our own university in front of the White House. We want our education and we want to reach our full... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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Jul 14, 2010
Over the past decade, young American immigrants have journeyed through our high schools, unaware of the hurdles ahead of them, as they walked across graduation stages only to find that the door to higher education and opportunity was shut, and all that was left for them was to go underground,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2010 at :: DREAM UNIVERSITY ::
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