HS student Wildin Acosta who is now living in an ICE detention center after being picked up on his way to school. Read Acosta’s story here.

Educators and Allies of Immigrant and Refugee Students

One educator can make the difference in the life of a student, especially our most vulnerable. Stand up for your students by taking the pledge below.

Want to do even more for your students? Fill out the optional “Your Story” section of the form below and we’ll make sure your comments make it all the way to the White House!

I agree to be an educator who makes a difference in the life of an immigrant or refugee student. I will:

  • Maintain a safe space for students in my school by being available to offer guidance and resources that will help them access all educational opportunities
  • Engage with other educators and community members to advocate to keep immigrant families together

Submission of your entry constitutes permission for NEA to use your name, story, and other submitted information in connection with NEA’s ICE Raids campaign. We may, for example, provide compilations of your comments to national leaders and other individuals participating in our efforts, without disclosing email addresses or personally identifying information. We may also make comments along with your city and state available to the press and public online. In addition, by clicking submit, you are expressing your consent for your comments or stories to be used in any future NEA publications. Education Votes will send you updates on this and other important campaigns by email. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from our email list, you may do so.