22 April 2014 ~ 0 Comments

“That Awkward Moment When You Run Away from Your Home Country Due to Discrimination For Being Queer, To Be Locked Up in the Land of the Free…”

Full text: “That awkward moment when you run away from your home country due to discrimination for being queer…Only to be locked up in the land of the free with a lot of machista, and sexist, homophobic, transphobic ICE officers.” – Alejandro Aldana Yesterday, I received this bittersweet postcard from my dear friend, Alex Aldana, […]

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17 March 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Asian Americans and Affirmative Action

Affirmative action is now the latest wedge issue in California to keep ethnic minorities from seeing our common interests. In California, a bill to revive affirmative action is dead. Mainstream media reports convey that opposition from insurgent Asian Americans groups killed the measure at the last minute. If this is true, then there is much work to be […]

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26 July 2011 ~ 3 Comments

The Betrayal of the California DREAM Act

You’ll hear from major immigration reform groups, mainstream media outlets and from Governor Jerry Brown that he signed the “California DREAM Act” into law yesterday. They are all telling lies. Brown signed into law AB-130 yesterday, which gives undocumented students in California access to private funding for college. Here’s a newsflash: undocumented students in California […]

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16 April 2011 ~ 0 Comments

GW Law Student Prepares For The Trial of Her Life

Feel free to cross-post this on your own blogs. Please contact Adam Luna from America’s Voice at aluna@americasvoiceonline.org for press interviews and CC Jackie Mahendra, jackie@change.org My name is Prerna Lal. You may know me as one of the founders of DreamActivist or from the Immigrant Rights blog at Change.org where I have worked for […]

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12 June 2009 ~ 0 Comments

August 13-22: The 511 mile Bike Ride | Tour de Dreams

This is the first time I am fundraising for myself. I have fundraised for countless organizations as a teenager, we fundraise for DreamACTivist.org and other undocumented youth whenever we can, but this is the FIRST TIME I have put up a widget for myself. This past year I got into all law schools of my […]

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