Educational Institutions & Opportunities

 BORDER ACTION NETWORK/Centro Accion Fronteriza-BAN GED CLASSES
BAN offers GED classes. El GED es un Diploma de Educación General extendido por el Departamento de Educación del Estado de Arizona y válido para trabajo y/o estudios superiores en cualquier parte de los Estados Unidos.

Las clases tutoriales del GED de adquisición rápida en el idioma español ofrecen los siguientes componentes:

Lecciones colectivas patrocinadas por el Centro Acción Fronteriza - BAN.
Material de estudio y guías a partir de una colección básica de notas.
Enfasis en 56 lecciones de Matemáticas.
Lecturas coordinadas con las 5 asignaturas del examen de GED. Desarrollo de técnicas para comprender lectura y redacción.
Preparación mental y refuerzos creativos del auto-estima.
Acceso en áreas de reforzamiento a través del internet, en páginas enlaces de prácticas, y videos tutoriales.

Requisitos para esta clase acelerada de 5 meses de duración:

Fuerte compromiso con su objetivo: graduarse del GED — Escolaridad mínima de seis años.

Tarjeta de identificación de su país o consular mexicana o certificado de Nacimiento. Y una de las siguientes: Visa láser, tarjeta de estudiante de High School o tarjeta bancaria con foto.  (520) 301-7960

• BORDER ACTION NETWORK/ DREAMERS
Border Action Network offers a list of resources for Dreamers.  The list of resources includes: Deferred action forms, deferred action eligibility screening tool, and college resources for undocumented students.

LUZ SOCIAL SERVICES / EDUCATION
Luz is a community-based 501(c)3 registered non-profit corporation founded in 1971 to provide health and human services to the Hispanic communities as well as the general population of Tucson. Through community mobilization and development, Luz continues to direct its resources to fight the consequences and associated problems of substance abuse, such as juvenile crime, school dropouts, DUI, violence, drug possessions and arrests, teen pregnancy, alcohol and tobacco use by pregnant women, and liquor law violations.
Luz Social Services  2797 N. Cerrada de Beto, Tucson, AZ 85745 (520) 882-6216  Email. luz@luzsocial.com

SCHOLARSHIPS A-Z
Scholarships A-Z provides resources and scholarships to students, families and educators through online and community interactions, in order to make higher education accessible to all regardless of immigration status.

FUNDACION MEXICO
Fundacion Mexico es una institucion de la sociedad civil, plural, independiente, no lucrativa, no partidista y registrada en el estado de Arizona.  Fundacion Mexico otorga becas para educacion superior cada año a “dreamers” nacidos en Mexico y radicados en Arizona.
2030 E. Broadway Blvd., Suite 208 Tucson, AZ 85719 (520)791-0175

PIMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Pima Community College is a two-year college serving the greater Tucson metropolitan area at six locations throughout Pima County. Founded in 1966, Pima's credit courses award certificates and associate's degrees in a variety of fields. PCC also provides workforce development, career training programs, continuing education, and adult education.
For a list of all campuses and centers in Tucson, click here  520- 206-4500

PCC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
The Pima Community College Foundation is a web based scholarship application program.
520-206-4646

THE IMMIGRATION LAW CLINIC/UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
The Immigration Law Clinic provides students with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience with immigration law by providing services to immigrants in a variety of settings. Their services include deportation defense, immigration consultation clinic, and immigrant worker’s right.
University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, 1201 E. Speedway, Tucson
Immigration Law Clinic (520) 621-4647
Immigration Consultation Clinic (520) 626-5232
Tucson Immigrant Worker’s Project (520) 621-7331
 
THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA
As a public research university serving the diverse citizens of Arizona and beyond, the mission of the University of Arizona is to provide a comprehensive, high-quality education that engages our students in discovery through research and broad-based scholarship.
(520) 621-2211

TUCSON-MEXICO SISTER CITIES
Tucson-Mexico Sister Cities’ mission is to promote and expand cultural, educational, social and economic development for mutual benefit with the citizens of Tucson, Arizona, Puerto Peñasco, Ciudad Obregon Sonora, Mazatlan Sinaloa, and Guadalajara Jalisco by fostering and encouraging friendship and understanding.
Tucson-Mexico Sister Cities also offers scholarships to students who have successfully completed 12 credits or more at Pima Community College with a grade average of C (2.0) or above.
Tucson Mexico Sister Cities Committee PO Box 41571 Tucson, AZ 85717-1571 info@tucsonmexicosistercities.org