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Classroom and School Resources

Factsheets

Guides and Legal Resources

  • The California School Boards Association put together a helpful legal guidance document for parents, teachers, schools, school districts, and County Offices of Education.
  • The California Courts have developed a bilingual resources directory to provide anyone with access to basic state and federal government information, how to find immigration legal help, and resources if children are separated from their parents.
  • Appleseed is updating its “Protecting Assets and Child Custody in the Face of Deportation” manual to help families develop plans in advance to deal with critical financial and family issues in the event of deportation, arrest and other family emergencies; this resource has informational videos and legal resource documents for families and those who can help these communities.
  • United We Dream (UWD) provides tools, guides, reports and other resources for its affiliates and supporters, to help with your advocacy and direct service work with undocumented students.
  • The Contra Costa County of Education has put together a toolkit which includes strategies in dealing with potential student demonstrations, tips for educators and parents to support students in stressful times, examples of communications sent by teachers and administrators in the wake of the election, and policy-focused resources that address immigrant rights. 
  • The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) has guides, program information, and resources to help undocumented students get financial aid for attending a college or universities in the state. These resources discuss AB 540 (out-of-state tuition exemption), The CA Dream Act, Cal Grants, and other programs.

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Position Statements

Reports and Policy Briefs

Sample Resolutions

Social and Emotional Support