Garifuna Coalition Partners With DYCD To Conduct Outreach To DACA Eligible Immigrant Population
The Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. a nonprofit, nonpartisan, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization is pleased to announce its selection by the City of New York, acting through theDepartment of Youth and Community Development ("DYCD") as one of the Community Based Organizations, that will conduct outreach to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) eligible undocumented immigrant population through comprehensive public outreach and educational efforts.
As a Community Outreach partner, The Garifuna Coalition USA, Inc. will participate in a citywide outreach campaign to educate and reach out to diverse immigrant communities, including the estimated 16,000 out-of-school youth (and their families) who would be eligible for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, if they enrolled in an adult education program. In addition, it will make direct referrals of the potentially DACA-eligible individuals to the Literacy and Legal Services partners, as appropriate, within a network structure developed by (DYCD. Click to watch video)