Investing in Community-based Organizations Serving Immigrant Youth
Empower immigrant youth to create and access necessary resources and services
We support organizations that help immigrant youth in Brooklyn build their capacity to be bold leaders in order to advocate for themselves and organize for change in their communities. We focus on investing in political education and coalition building, legal and language services, and policy change.
- Building Organizational Leadership and Capacity: Support for neighborhood-based organizations across Brooklyn that address critical needs of local immigrant families.
- Advocacy: Support for programs that work to increase access to public benefits and legislative protections, provide advocacy and organizing training, and support policy change.
$375,000 to 10 Nonprofits in 2017-18: Grants support organizations that provide critical legal advocacy, social supports, and leadership development for immigrant youth in Brooklyn. Focus areas and sample grantee partners include:
- Legal and Social Services: Atlas:DIY and Arab American Family Support Center
- Leadership and Advocacy: Arab American Association of New York and Black Alliance for Just Immigration