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Immigration

On Tiempo: DACA Advocacy

On December 17, 2017, Jeremy Del Rio and Vanessa Upegui appeared on Tiempo on WABC 7 to advocate for a clean Dream Act and discuss the Camino de Sueños events hosted by Thrive Collective in NYC, and CCDA nationwide and in Washington, DC, on December 4th and 5th. Featured Mural: “Breathe Free, NYC,” with art…

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Thrive Collective partners with Camino de Sueños to support Dreamers

Pilgrimage heads to NYC engaging support for DACA students through art, stories and action BROOKLYN, New York — With the fate of DACA recipients yet to be determined and the need for a legislative fix for dreamers to be taken up by Congress, the national Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) and NYC-based non-profit Thrive Collective…

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Celebrating Multiethnic Immigrant Roots

Mayor Bill de Blasio marches in the Puerto Rican Day Parade on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan on Sunday, June 11, 2017. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office Jeremy Del Rio proudly represented Thrive Collective marching with Mayor Bill de Blasio at the 60th Anniversary National Puerto Rican Day Parade on June 12, 2017. The festivities rounded out…

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Touch the World

In 2011, a Brooklyn elementary school embarked on a great adventure to proclaim through collaborative public art that all families are welcome in Bay Ridge regardless of immigration status, and all children could thrive at PS 102. In 2015, Rez and Rupsha — originally from Bangladesh — confirmed that the strategy worked. This spring, eight…

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