Immigrant Rights Groups in Santa Barbara:
- PUEBLO (People United for Economic Justice Building Leadership through Organizing)
1. Working with low-income people to improve their lives through educational programs and civic participation.
2. Developing organizational leadership within the working community.
3. Educating the larger community to the problems and needs of the low-income families whose work supports
the entire economy.
"The network seeks to serve as a primary source for innovating ideas and action to ameliorate the
plight of undocumented students. Furthermore, it seeks to serve as the central meeting ground for
existing and emerging groups who activelyaddress undocumented student issues and who work to
create broader social change."
DREAM Networks in California:
- CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles)
"The Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) was formed in 1986
to advance the human and civil rights of immigrants and refugees in Los Angeles; promote
harmonious multi-ethnic and multi-racial human relations; and through coalition-building,
advocacy, community education and organizing, empower immigrants and their allies to
build a more just society."
"The California Dream Network is a statewide network of existing and emerging college
campus organizations who actively address undocumented student issues and who work
to create broader social change around immigration reform and access to higher
National DREAM Networks
- UWD (UNITED WE DREAM)
1. Building power through local, regional, national convenings and leadership development opportunities.
2. Provide the tools and resources to immigrant youth leaders to organize and grow their movement at every level.
3. Creating meaningful alliances with other national immigrant and education rights organizations and making sure
there is a voice for immigrant youth at the national level.
4. Strengthening the internal structure of UWD as an emerging institution.
5. Strengthening anchor organizations of UWD; supporting emerging groups and providing
capacity where organizing is needed but non-existent.