AMP: Grassroots²

New York State

New York State Leadership Council

Vision:  NYSYLC is an undocumented youth led, membership led, organization that empowers immigrant youth to challenge the broken immigration system. NYSYLC is a volunteer run organization aims to give undocumented youth the tools and space to organize and create change in their communities.

Impact: NYSYLC has worked to support and mobilize undocumented youth across NY through leadership development and grassroots organizing. NYSYLC pioneered “Coming Out of the Shadows” rallies; formed and supported, hubs for undocu-organizing and college-specific advocacy; led national and state advocacy initiatives to raise awareness.