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Education and Work Resources

3-K, Pre-K, and K-12

Title
Description
Links
3K/Pre-K
3-K provides free, full-day, high-quality early childhood education for three-year-olds.
https://access.nyc.gov/programs/3-k-for-all/
Family Welcome Centers - School Enrollment
New York City families can get help with public school enrollment and admissions at Department of Education (DOE) Family Welcome Centers in each of the five boroughs.
https://portal.311.nyc.gov/article/?kanumber=KA-03128
ImmSchools Family Hub
Multilingual educational resources for parents of immigrant students to stay informed of their children's education.
https://www.immschools.org/resources/families-hub
NYC School Enrollment
FAQs on enrollment in NYC public schools for immigrant families, compiled by Advocates for Children.
https://www.advocatesforchildren.org/sites/default/files/library/enrollment_for_immigrant_families.pdf?pt=1
Rights for Immigrant Students and ELLs in NYC Schools
Advocates for Children of NY has compiled resources for immigrants students, families, and English language learners to know their rights.
https://www.lawhelpny.org/resource/attention-immigrant-parents-all-children-are
Summer Rising
Free summer program for K-8 students to participate in academic classes, field trips, arts and outdoor activities. High schoolers can make up previously failed courses, complete courses, and participate in work experience/internship opportunities.
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/summer
Workshops for Immigrant Families
ImmSchools offers educational workshops for immigrant students and families. To learn more about available workshops
https://www.immschools.org/services/family-student-workshop
Youth Workforce Development
This innovative program is designed for older youth (ages 16 to 24) to help them develop job-readiness skills and prepare them for the 21st-century marketplace.
https://www.dignityofchildren.com/workforce-development

College/Higher Education

Title
Description
Links
College Guidance for Immigrant Students
General college guidance for prospective immigrant college students and their families in New York City.
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/learning/student-journey/college-and-career-planning/college-information-for-immigrant-students
College Guide for Undocumented Students/DACA
Information and resources for current and prospective college students who are undocumented or who receive DACA, compiled by College Consensus.
https://www.collegeconsensus.com/features/higher-education-for-undocumented-students/
Financial Aid - Jose Peralta Dream Act
The Jose Peralta DREAM Act ensures that all students in New York State can both attend college and pay for it, regardless of immigration status.
https://www.cuny.edu/financial-aid/applying-for-financial-aid/jose-peralta-new-york-state-dream-act/
SUNY FAQs for Undocumented Applicants
FAQs for potential undocumented students at New York State colleges and universities.
https://www.suny.edu/attend/get-started/undocumented/faq/
Scholarships for Undocumented Students
Scholarships for immigrant high school and college students.
https://thedream.us/scholarships/national-scholarship/
Summer Rising
Free summer program for K-8 students to participate in academic classes, field trips, arts and outdoor activities. High schoolers can make up previously failed courses, complete courses, and participate in work experience/internship opportunities.
https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/summer
Workshops for Immigrant Families
ImmSchools offers educational workshops for immigrant students and families. To learn more about available workshops
https://www.immschools.org/services/family-student-workshop
Youth Workforce Development
This innovative program is designed for older youth (ages 16 to 24) to help them develop job-readiness skills and prepare them for the 21st-century marketplace.
https://www.dignityofchildren.com/workforce-development

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