The DREAM Educational Empowerment Program (DEEP) is a catalyst for educational justice and empowerment for immigrant students. DEEP educates, connects, and empowers immigrant students, parents and educators to close the opportunity gap and engage in local efforts to improve educational equity.

DEEP seeks to lay the groundwork that advances the educational justice movement in the U.S. by focusing resources and research on the needs and realities of immigrant students in order to increase educational attainment rates.

Meet the DREAM Educational Empowerment Program (DEEP) Leadership Team!

Tuition Equity For Undocumented Students

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DACA Guide for Teachers
DEEP Educators UndocuKnowledge
DEEP Tuition Equity Map
For-Profit Student Brochure
Just Ask! – Which College is Right for You?
Dreaming Big: What Community Colleges Can Do To Help Undocumented Immigrant Youth Achieve Their Potential.
Graduate! – A financial Aid Guide to Success
¡Gradúate! – Una guía de ayuda financiera para el éxito
Department of Education – Dear Colleague Letter: School enrollment procedures
Departamento de Educación – Estimado Colega – Los procedimientos de inscripción de la escuela
Department of Education- Questions and Answers: School enrollment procedures
Departamento de Educación – Preguntas y Respuestas – Los procedimientos de inscripción de la escuela
Department of Education – Fact sheet on the rights of all children to enroll in school
Departamento de Educación – Información sobre los derechos de todos los niños a matricularse en la escuela
Where to file a complaint with Office of Civil Rights
Higher Education and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
Dream University:Life after DACA

UndocuPeers: Liberating Campus Climate curriculum at your school!

United We Dream’s Dream Educational Empowerment Programs (DEEP) is excited to share our newest initiative-UndocuPeers: Liberating Campus Climate, a four hour interactive ally certification training!

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National Educators Coming Out Day

On April 9th, DEEP Centers coordinated the first inaugural “National Educator’s Coming Out Day” as part of a national effort to encourage educators that currently work with and support undocumented students educational attainment to publically “come out” in support. The purpose of the day was to begin developing the public momentum and narrative associated with undocumented youths educational attainment rates, and to spark conversations with educational institutions on how they can support undocumented student population


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Tucson Unified School District (AZ)
Sunnyside Unified School District (AZ)
Arizona Hispanic School Administrators Association (AZ)
Northeastern Illinois University
Alamo Colleges
UC Berkeley- Statement by chancellor
University of Austin (TX)
St. Peters University President
American Federation of Teachers


Check out photos from Educators Coming out in support of undocumented students

National Institutions Coming Out Day

To be an unafraid, student, educator and or ally means that we consistently advocate for our right to education through leadership and actions. Join United We Dream’s Dream Educational Empowerment Program on April 7, 2015 for National Institutions Coming Out Day (NICOD)! On NICOD we will uplift the schools/organizations who are working with and for undocumented students and those who want to begin.

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DEEP Centers

DEEP Centers Functional is defined as affiliate leaders are engaging students, educators, and parents with outreach activities and events on a consistent basis (at least once a month), are developing relationships with schools, are building membership via outreach activities,


FAFSA & DACA-mented Students


I have DACA and I can fill out the FAFSA? Say What! Webinar
I have DACA and I can fill out the FAFSA? Say What! Webinar Powerpoint

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