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December 11, 2011
Atlas has been swamped lately with video shoots, finals and the holiday season so we're going to start taking a page from the amazing blog feministing Starting this week we'll provide a "recap" of great articles, events, etc related to immigrant...
December 4, 2011
The team at Atlas is used to hearing "you can't" a whole lot. You can't start an organization when you are all so young. You can't attend college if you are undocumented. You can't start giving services without funding and a big name board, you can't...
November 28, 2011
Today's Monday Inspiration comes from the NYTimes, though they STILL refuse to remove the word "illegal" from their news pieces, we still appreciate their willingness to cover the oft-ignored stories of youth in need.If anyone ever says "No you...
November 21, 2011
Our monday inspiration celebrates the art and beauty to be created on Dec. 18th, 2011, international migrants day! You can be sure Atlas is planning something awesome up our collective sleeves and we'd love to see what you come up with. Check out...
November 9, 2011
Atlas Co-founder Lauren Burke contributed to this well-researched report regarding servicing trafficking survivors in NYC. It's worth a read for anyone interested in the issues present and how to get...
November 7, 2011
Today's Monday Inspiration on this beautiful fall day comes from the opening quote of Jhumpa Lahiri's gorgeous piece: Unaccustomed Earth. Telling multiple stories of immigrant's experiences from Southeast Asia to the Western World, Jhumpa's honest...
November 1, 2011
Colorlines reporter Julianne Hing writes “Colorado Town Debates Whether School Police Can Also Work for ICE.” In which she explains that schools cops at work in public schools also happen to be the same ICE agent raiding the neighborhoods of...
October 31, 2011
Today's Monday Inspiration comes from Eduardo Galeano's Mirrors: Stories of Almost Everyone. Described by the NYTimes as a work that "create(s) nothing less than a capsule history of the human race," Atlas highly recommends curling up in these cooler...
October 30, 2011
Dear Readers, This post is long overdue. That said, here is what ATLAS has been up to lately! LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION What has been plaguing Atlas? Atlas space. As the responsibilities of Atlas grows, we require more organization and...
October 27, 2011
Access to information and equal opportunity is tied to access to the language of that country. There is a lot of diversity in New York State, where more than one language is spoken. The main spoken languages are Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Russian,...

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