DREAM TEAM LOS ANGELES
Founded in 2009, DREAM Team Los Angeles (DTLA) aims to create a safe space in which undocumented immigrants from the community and allies empower themselves through activism and life stories. Through these shared experiences, individuals develop as efficient advocates for their own rights and those of the larger immigrant community. DTLA is a grass roots organization that welcomes anyone who is interested in being part of the work, both in L.A. and nationally; we do as part of the immigrants rights moveme
DREAM Team LA is an all volunteer organization and we welcome donations to offset our expenses while we advocate for immigrant and undocumented communities. Your contributions are fully tax deductible via our fiscal sponsor, Food Chain Workers Alliance.
With either method of donation contact our treasurer if you need a letter from our fiscal sponsor for tax purposes.
Lastly, if you are an organization or person with experience in grant writing, please contact us as we are interested in how to apply for grants.
Here is an overview of what your donation is helping to support this year:Our Community Education program How People Show Political Power is used in conjunction with middle and high school’s lessons of the American Revolution. How People Show Political Power shows the “in the streets” struggle of how undocumented youth became unafraid and are still leading the immigrant rights movement. Teaching the fight for the DREAM Act, then the victory of both DACA and DAPA, How People Show Political Power is a lesson in human rights achievement that is rooted in the American tradition that all people are created equal and endowed with inalienable rights. And a future vision of how people can unite to challenge powerful governments.
Policy and Advocacy We frequently travel to Sacramento, CA and Washington D.C. to lobby for immigrant friendly legislation. Unlike other organizations who are funded, DTLA members cover their own travel and lodging expenses. Your contribution helps offset these costs.
We will host our 2nd Annual Summit From Undocumented and Unafraid to Dacamented and Afraid; Getting a Resistance Movement Going Again in Los Angeles. We cover all meals and expenses so participants can attend for free.
We will continue to be flexible in response to defending our community, please check our website for our most recent activism.