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PEJ’s Commitment to Dreamers

DACA is an immigration policy. But in the world of advocacy and reform, it is also an education policy. The stories of Dreamers and continued research from scholars about DACA’s impact on academic achievement make it clear that the results of the latest government showdown on the issue have far-reaching consequences.

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A focus on the fourth largest district in the U.S.

To me, there’s nothing more exciting than a new chapter. Throughout my life I have been able to pursue different opportunities, from moving across the country to become a second grade teacher in California to knocking on doors as a community organizer for statewide educational equity issues. So when the chance came to launch an education movement in my own hometown, I leapt at the opportunity.