Immschools

transforming schools into safe and welcoming spaces for undocumented students and families
transforming schools into safe and welcoming spaces for undocumented students and families
transforming schools into safe and welcoming spaces for undocumented students and families
transforming schools into safe and welcoming spaces for undocumented students and families
ImmSchools

ImmSchools is an immigrant-led nonprofit organization that partners with K-12 educators to transform schools into safe and welcoming spaces for undocumented students and families.
OUR PROGRAMOUR ONE-PAGERour hope
THE OPPORTUNITY
88% of K-12 educators noted not feeling prepared to support undocumented students and families in their classroom
Source: UCLA The Civil Rights Project:  U.S Immigration Enforcement Policy and Its Impact on Teaching and Learning in the Nation's Schools
Less than 1% of school districts nationwide have concrete policies and practices in place to support undocumented students and families
Every year, 140,000 children experienced the deportation of a parent, negatively impacting their well being, safety and academic success
Source: American Psychology Association: The effects of parental undocumented status on families and children, 2016
OUR SOLUTION
ImmSchools Three-Pronged Approach
An intersectional approach where schools and the immigrant community are working together to effectively support and positively impact undocumented students and families
OUR IMPACT
1,550
immigrant students & families
participated in ImmSchools programming increasing their access to legal and educational services
2,332
educators & school staff
received ImmSchools training to better support undocumented students and families
95%
of educators & school staff
felt their training with ImmSchools increased their knowledge and felt better prepared to support students
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