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Mujeres en la lucha

To empower a community, empower a woman. Women are involved in all of the major struggles of our time in leadership roles and behind the scenes, rarely given enough credit for the visible and invisible labor they do. This series of events throughout the Spring of 2016 explores the roles that women play in the immigrant rights movement, the campaign for humanized birth, for civil rights, cultural expression, and more. It is the ties forged by women as activists, as workers, as mothers, daughters, sisters, as midwives, and especially as luchadoras that bind the US and Mexico together, and it is their work that is setting the tone for struggles for rights and dignity in the hemisphere. Join the Jaime Lucero Mexican Studies Institute at CUNY for this wide-ranging series of events and activities throughout New York City and beyond.


Caring for them all:
Immigrant Mexican Women in New York City and Their Children Here and There

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
CUNY Graduate Center, Room 8301
( 365 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10016)

Join us and the Indigenous Migration Workshop Series of the Center for Latin American, Caribbean, and Latino Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center for a lecture about transnational mothering and children in binational care constellations. Dr. Gabrielle Oliveira, explores the tension behind the ideals migrant mothers have of caregiving and "mothering".

NYC Edúcate

Check out our new website and enroll today for updates about educational opportunities in New York City.

NYCEdú is a source for all of the information you and your family need about navigating educational opportunities in New York City. Learn more about services, resources and opportunities for all ages, from infancy to adult education. Visit our bilingual webpage and sign up for alerts to learn more.

Échele un vistazo a nuestro sitio web y apúntese para recibir noticias y avisos sobre oportunidades educativas en la ciudad de Nueva York.

NYCEdú es un recurso para que usted y su familia se informe y aprenda a aprovechar todas las oportunidades educativas que existen en la cuidad de Nueva York. Descubra y aprenda sobre los servicios, recursos, y oportunidades disponibles para todas las edades, desde la infancia hasta la educación para adultos. Visite nuestra página virtual bilingüe y regístrese para recibir avisos y mas información.

Interested in taking a mexican studies courses at CUNY?

Check out the courses being offered this Spring 2016.

The Hispanic Scholarship Foundation:        March 30, 2016

The Hispanic Scholarship Foundation is awarding scholarships to high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate students, and community college transfers. Awards range from $500 to $5,000.

This scholarship opportunity is open to undocumented students with DACA. The deadline to apply is March 30, 2016 For more information on the scholarship, requirements, and application process, click here.

Margaret Raley New York State Migrant :    April 15, 2016

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognize the educational achievement of migrant farmworker students with a history of migration to and/or within New York State. This award of $500 will be offered annually to an individual student or the amount will be divided among two or more students. The award is supported through resources from the Gloria and Joseph Mattera National Scholarship Fund for Migrant Children.

The deadline for this scholarship is April 15, 2016

Please call 1-800-245-5681 for the Application Form.

For additional information on the Fund, contact:

Michael Reho, Director

Phone: (800) 245-5681

Write: Margaret Raley New York State Migrant Scholarship Committee Geneseo

Migrant Center 3 Mt. Morris-Leicester Road Leicester, NY 14481

For co-sponsorship opportunities please write to

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