Educating the Educators: Opportunities for Undocumented Students After High School

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Educating the Educators: Opportunities After High School for Undocumented Students and the New York State DREAM Act

A free training for people of faith, community advocates, and educators

Tuesday, January 10
6-8pm
1199 SEIU Office
100 Duffy Avenue, Hicksville (3rd floor)

and

Thursday, January 12
6-8pm
Long Island Jobs with Justice
390 Rabro Drive, Hauppauge

This training will provide participants with the skills to become facilitators of workshops for guidance counselors and administrators on current immigration laws and higher education opportunities for undocumented students.

If you are interested in attending one (or both) of these trainings RSVP to Anita Halasz (631.348.1170, ext. 310 // ahalasz.lijwj@gmail.com)

Educating the Educators is an initiative of Long Island Jobs with Justice’s Equal Education and Employment Campaign. Campaign work is based on the premise that education and fair employment is a right and not a privilege. We work to empower students to advocate for themselves; and to train guidance counselors and administrators on how to best support undocumented students in their schools.

Charlene Obernauer is the executive director of Long Island Jobs with Justice, a workers’ rights advocacy organization.

Image courtesy of pamhule via Flickr.


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