Increasing Civic Engagement


Families Rise Up!

Building on our immigrant youth programming, we work to transform the parents and families of our students into fierce advocates for their community. We host trainings throughout the year at local schools, churches, and other places of community safety.

 

 

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“We have all suffered as migrants, but we are all connected in some way. Together we can find and create solutions.” — Anonymous

 

Our trainings and resources provide:

  • Strategies to organize family, friends, neighbors, co-workers, communities
  • Updates on issues that affect their families, including on
    • Education/Job Training
    • Workers’ Rights
    • Immigration
    • Health Access
    • Wellness and Trauma-Informed Healing
  • Access to reduced-cost legal assistance from community-based private immigration attorneys

For more information about our family civic engagement programming email info@miguelcontrerasfoundation.org.

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