Release Samuel Soto
SB 458 Press Conference
A Press Conference was held at the Georgia State Capital which called for Georgia legislators to vote against SB 458. This bill would ban undocumented students from public colleges and universities in Georgia. Read more...
Coming Out of the Shadows Photovoice Project
In an effort to address the experiences of undocumented immigrants, the Georgia Undocumented Youth Alliance (GUYA) designed a "coming out" initiative using photography, media projects, and popular education techniques. Photovoice is an activity in which participants create and discuss photographs as a means of catalyzing personal and community change. Read more...
Help End the Board of Regents Ban
GUYA presented thousands of petitions to the Board of Regents demanding that the ban on undocumented students be overturned. We are now asking that Mr. Griffin and Mr. Pruitt call for a re-vote on Policy 4.1.6. We are requesting that they listen to the people and no longer bar access to education. Read more...
GUYA Addresses the Board of Regents
On Tuesday, November 8th, students requested the Board of the Regents to rescind the ban preventing undocumented students from attending the top five public universities in Georgia.Read more...
Have you heard about Freedom University?
Founded in 2011, Freedom University is a volunteer-driven organization that provides rigorous, college-level instruction to all academically qualified students regardless of their immigration status. Our faculty are fully committed to providing our students with college courses equivalent to those taught at the state’s most selective universities. We believe that all Georgians have an equal right to a quality education. Separate and unequal access to higher education contravenes this country’s most cherished principles of equality and justice for all. Read more...