Please read “Progressive Voice: Celebrating the Achievements of Young Neighbors, Who Happen to be Immigrants” by Dream Project Board Member Joseph Leitmann-Santa Cruz.

“For the past two years, I have had the privilege of being on the Board of Directors of the Arlington-based Dream Project. Dream Project is a non-profit organization with a mission to empower students whose immigration status – over which most had no control — creates barriers to education by working with them to access and succeed in college through scholarships, mentoring, family engagement, and advocacy. 

On June 10, Dream Project hosted the 2016 Scholarship Awards Ceremony at Wakefield High School. On that day, we awarded college scholarships to 76 hard-working young immigrant scholars who graduated from high schools in Northern Virginia.

The young scholars came to the United States from countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.”

To read the full article, please visit https://www.arlnow.com/2016/06/16/progressive-voice-celebrating-the-achievements-of-young-neighbors-who-happen-to-be-immigrants/

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