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In Your Own Words – TheDream.US Report Based on your Responses

Dear Scholars and Alumni,

We are proud to share with you In Their Own Words – a report which summarizes your responses to our survey regarding the impact of the loss of DACA and TPS. The results allowed us to see what you are experiencing as Scholars, your employment and educational gains, and the uncertainty and anxiety in which you live.

The report includes recommendations for federal, state, and local policymakers, colleges and universities; the business community; mental health providers; and communities.

The Chronicle for Higher Education covered our new report – check out their article here: https://www.chronicle.com/article/Colleges-Should-Enhance/244877

Here is their tweet: https://twitter.com/chronicle/status/1054719167570608134

We encourage you to share the report with your professors, classmates, and community leaders, as well as work colleagues and employers if you feel comfortable doing so. It may help move them to take steps that will support DREAMers to and through college.

Suggested Supportive Tweets/FB Messages:

  • Check out a new report from @TheDream_US with survey detailing hopes, gains, anxieties, day-to-day challenges of 1,400 Scholars AND what campuses, policymakers, and all of us can do to support them: http://bit.ly/InTheirOwnWordsReport
  • MUST read Report: If you care about #DACA and #TPS students, read “In Their Own Words,” based on a survey of 1,400 @TheDream_US Scholars with suggestions for what educators, employers, and community members can do to support these students: http://bit.ly/InTheirOwnWordsReport

Thank you for being brave and using your voices. Everyone should be as lucky as we are to witness your resilience amid fears and anxiety, and your relentless desire to succeed. We greatly admire your drive and determination in the face of obstacles.

In gratitude,
Candy, Hyein, Elena, Sadhana, Tania, and Gaby

TheDream.US National Scholarship Applications are still open. The deadline to apply is Feb 29, 2024.

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