TFA - Mississippi's Support of the DREAM Act of 2017
Teach For America as brought over 140 "DACAmented" leaders to the classroom, where they make an incredible difference for kids and communities, and as an organization we wish to support all students and educators leading in their communities while pursuing pathways to citizenship. We believe in the potential of every child and the critical importance of safe and welcoming classrooms, and we stand firm in our resolve that all children deserve the right to pursue college degrees and careers without the dream of deportation. Given this, Teach For America has issued a statement calling on Congress. We support the DREAM Act as a long-term solution, and DACA as an interim solution.
To learn more about the DREAM Act and existing DACA executive order, and to take action, visit the Teach For America toolkit. You can also visit ProjectDreamers.org to make your voice heard on this issue in the meantime, as we monitor the bill's progress in the coming months. In Mississippi, we encourage you to learn more about those organizations extending direct support to our undocumented neighbors, and to use the "Contact Us" form or follow our social media channels to join the conversation.