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Episode 5: The DREAM Act

Episode 5: The DREAM Act

April 18, 2018

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Episode 4: The Decision

March 3, 2018

This episode focuses on the challenges that Undocumented College Students face living in the fear of a future without DACA .

We are Greater Than Fear

We are Greater Than Fear

February 18, 2017

Things are tense in our country, and I can feel it in our school. I understand firsthand the fears and concerns of our immigration population, particularly undocumented students. For safety reasons, I will not provide numbers or statistics, but I will provide stories, and I hope these stories show how Dunbar students are dealing with the very real issues that are affecting them and their families. In...

Students Rally Against Immigration Ban

Students Rally Against Immigration Ban

February 6, 2017

According to the Facebook page for the event, the goal for the rally was to peacefully demonstrate love and humanity against hate. The event was organized by a group of students representing several high schools in Lexington.

Latino Outreach Leaders Seek Sanctuary Status at Dunbar

Latino Outreach Leaders Seek Sanctuary Status at Dunbar

December 8, 2016

Preparing for the unknown changes of a Trump presidency has created concern and strong reactions from students. Trump’s promises to deport millions of undocumented immigrants has sparked the attention of thousands of college students. In response to this issue, many students have proposed the idea of a “sanctuary campus,” which is a campus that will not aid in the deportation of undocumented ...

Episode Two: The Frustrations of Education

Episode Two: The Frustrations of Education

October 28, 2016

  This episode is focused on the challenges that ELL students face in the U.S. education system. Junior Sydney Carter spent some time in an ELL classroom at Dunbar. This episode shares what she learned.  ...

Episode 1: The Path to Citizenship

Episode 1: The Path to Citizenship

September 29, 2016

 

Former Refugee and PLD Graduate gets a surprise from his ‘Moms’

Former Refugee and PLD Graduate gets a surprise from his ‘Moms’

September 22, 2016

Former Dunbar ESL student, Raphael Mokombo, knew he was being taken back to Dunbar, but he had no idea what was in store for him when he arrived in the school parking lot on Sept. 22. Currently enrolled at BCTC as a freshman, Mokombo simply believed that he was returning to get paperwork for college. But Mrs. Cathy Yaun, who was an ESL teacher at Dunbar, arranged a special surprise with his f...

“Now That I’m Here, My Heart Feels Alive Again…”

“Now That I’m Here, My Heart Feels Alive Again…”

January 10, 2014

Most students wear scowls of contempt as they head into Dunbar for classes, especially near the end of the semester. But there is one student who is ecstatic to have the opportunity to go to school. His name is Raphael Makombo, and he is passionate not only about learning, but also about life. Raphael’s childhood gave him a zeal for life that is incomparable to the average Dunbar student. He spent...