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Bill A3617 Passes Assembly Budget Committee

Posted by liborioadorno11 on December 23, 2014 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

On December 11th


NJ Dreamers voice their stance on true education equity. Choforitos United Co-Founder Li Adorno speaks his experience as an undocumented student in Essex County College and the uncertanty of not knowing where to tranfer.

After opinions on both sides of the issue were heard, The NJ Budget Committee passed bill A3617 with a vote of 7-4.

Congrats NJ DREAMERS, we are one step closer to education equity.


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Stop the Deportation of the ANADARAJAH family

Posted by liborioadorno11 on March 29, 2014 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)

Over a hundred Student and community member come together to fight the deportation of the Anandarajah family.

"Jenny is  a member of Choforitos United, She is part of our family, And being a part of our family, WE will fight for her With everything we got."

-Li Adorno, Co-Founder

Along with Students from Essex County Dream Team, St.Benedict's Dream Team, The Tamil Community and NJDAC. WE fought and STOPPED The deportation of one of our members.


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Ceremonial signing of the NJ DREAM Act

Posted by liborioadorno11 on January 7, 2014 at 11:20 PM Comments comments (0)

On tuesday january 7th 2014, members of the New Jersey Dream Act Coalition attended the ceremonial signing of the NJ Dream Act at the Colin Powell Elementary School in Union City, NJ.

This is something that many members of the coalition have been fighting, and advocating for (some for almost 10 years).

We applaud the passage of this new law, as it is something that will benefit our community, especially Union City, but we still advocate for state aid. Although state aid provides a...

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NJ Tuition Equality Bill becomes LAW

Posted by liborioadorno11 on December 30, 2013 at 12:45 AM Comments comments (0)

We are so sorry for the late post.

On thursday December 19th The Tuition Equality Bill was approved at the State Assembly Floor.

Later the same day, it was conditionally vetoed by Governor Chris Christie.

The governor decided to veto the State Financial Aid portion of the bill even after promising equality for all students in New Jeresy at a latino leadership gala just a few months before the Gubernatorial elections. 


The NJTED a...

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New Jersey Assembly Budget Committee Passes Tuition Equity Bill

Posted by liborioadorno11 on December 12, 2013 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)


Assembly Budget Committee Passes the Tuition Equality Bill and it moves on to the Assembly Floor.

The vote will take place on December 19th 2013.


Great win for NJ DREAMers!!




College Application drive at Union City High School

Posted by liborioadorno11 on November 24, 2013 at 1:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Hey Choforitos,

Are you ready for Our Application Drive???

 

This upcoming Saturday we are sponsoring an event by United We Dream and NJDAC.

 

The college application drive is aimed to help dreamers get into college, breaking the barriers that prevent them from pursuing their dreams.

 

Here is the Flyer for the event please print some out and distribute.

Everyone print out at least 5 flyers and make it your goal to distrib...

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NJ Dream Act Passes the NJ Senate

Posted by liborioadorno11 on November 24, 2013 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

For the past 10 years, youth, students, and allies have long been working for the passage of the New Jersey Tuition Equality Act, aka the New Jersey Dream Act.

The New Jersey Dream Act would allow undocumented youth, who have lived in New Jersey and have attended a NJ high school (at least 3 yrs) and have a diploma or GED, to pay in-state tuition at state colleges and universitites.

Currently, NJ Dreamers have to pay out-of-state tuition, or international tuition, even though many...

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May 29th Action in Union City

Posted by liborioadorno11 on August 28, 2013 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

May 29th, 2013

 

5pm, 30th Bergenline Avenue

 

Union City NJ.

 

 

Choforitos United comes together to Rally in favor of the NJ DREAM Act

 

 

 

Today we take a stand to support the long awaited DREA...

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