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Immigration Challenges:

Immigration Solutions:

I challenge you to center migrant and immigrant populations by creating a program aimed at educating your community on human rights and promoting human dignity, regardless of immigration status.

Andrea Guerrero

We challenge you to develop a program to make your community more inclusive of immigrants, uplifting different cultures and advocating for the rights of all, regardless of immigration status.

Angy Rivera & Guadalupe Jackie Muller Z

I challenge you to work with immigrants and refugees in your community to help them find pathways toward civic engagement and participation.

Patrick Litanga

Southern High School

We work to promote inclusivity among our immigrant and refugees communities by learning from them and connecting them with resources via local officials.

Fern Creek Traditional High School

We provide opportunities to learn from one another and feel at home in the Fern Creek area through a teen-focused language exchange program for refugees and immigrants.

Jeffersontown High School

We work on behalf of local immigrant and refugee communities to provide adequate tools and translation services for finding food and grocery resources. Our solution is to use QR codes in restaurants and grocery stores that will translate food items into our communities immigrant languages with pictures included so that they can get their basic needs without stress.

Seneca High School

We provide a home away from home for new coming immigrants and refugees.

Newcomer Academy

We help immigrants and refugees find pathways to civic engagement and gain the economic and cultural footing to integrate with their new communities in the U.S.

I challenge you to design a program that creates support for immigrants in your community, one that moves beyond fear and tolerance to an authentic state of welcoming.

Liz Cedillo-Pereira

W.H. Adamson High School

Oak Cliff Culture plans to foster cultural awareness and empathy toward immigrants from all around the world by creating an art gallery with contributing pieces from all schools in our neighborhood.

Skyline High School

RESILIENCE's goal is to empower minorities and immigrants by creating a One Stop Shop Community Resource Fair that will connect them to the people, places, and resources that enable them to build successful lives and enrich our community.

Moisés E. Molina High School

Los Coyotes will advocate for immigration reform by organizing a town hall meeting with local leaders, the mayor, and other politicians, as well as connect community members to resources that assist families to become legal citizens.

I challenge you to examine the concept of belonging as it pertains to mental health in your community, and create a program that not only supports the isolated, but also lays the groundwork for sustaining a culture of inclusiveness.

Jessica Gomez

North Dallas High School

The Brains Behind It established a Mind Body Lab, which includes relaxing mechanisms that allow students to relieve tensions and stress.

L.G. Pinkston High School

West Dallas Upbeat promotes and provides opportunities for physical, mental, and social interaction to improve mental health.

H. Grady Spruce High School

P.E.A.C.E.'s mission is to help the isolated find peace and a sense of belonging in their everyday lives through a mentorship program.