Showcasing the 2016 NCLR Innovation Lab

How NCLR STEM Is Creating Innovative Spaces for Latino Youth

By Cindy Zavala, NCLR Education Programs Associate

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The Innovation Lab student groups at the 2016 NCLR Líderes Summit Bienvenida

Last month in Orlando, NCLR STEM held the Innovation Lab Showcase during this year’s NCLR Líderes Summit. The NCLR Innovation Lab is a program that inspires social entrepreneurship by encouraging students to tackle some of the most pressing needs in their communities. Finalists presented their innovation and product they designed to meet a need in their community. The student finalists were from four NCLR Affiliates: Conexión Américas, Mujeres Latinas en Acción, Gads Hill Center, and Sociedad Latina.

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It’s Back-to-School Time!

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Tomorrow, Aug. 17, we’re co-hosting a Twitter chat with Insure Kids Now, the Office of Minority Health, and SaludToday from 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET. The chat will focus on how schools can help families in their community get health coverage. Use the hashtag #OurSalud to get in on the conversation or follow along below.


What You Need to Renew DACA

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Follow these steps to properly fill out a DACA renewal

DACA WORKS!

Now entering its fourth year, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has changed the lives of the 728,285 people who have received temporary protected status and work permits. And when it’s time to renew, it’s best to start the process early before your work permit expires.

Follow these steps from the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to ensure that your DACA renewal process goes smoothly:
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