Are you interested in learning more about immigration and the children in detention centers? Here are some resources. Please email us if you have suggestions of resources we can add.
For younger kids:
- Teaching Tolerance: Exploring Young Immigrants’ Stories
- How to talk to kids about immigration and family separation, the Little Feminist
- Resources from First 5 California
- Immigrant Solidarity Family Action Toolkit
- From the Barefoot Mommy Reading list for younger children about Immigrants and Refugees
For older kids/adults:
- Immigration reading list for teens
- Amnesty International’s visits to detention centers video 1 and video 2,
- Amnesty International’s testimony to Congress
- Amnesty International’s report on Homestead detention center
- Detention of Immigrant Children, Dr. Julie Linton et al
Other things to know:
- Want to know how many migrants are detained in your area? Curious where detention centers are located? Freedom for Immigrants has a helpful interactive map that shows you locations of detention facilities by state. Check it out here.
- Project Amplify is sharing experiences of the children in detention in their own words. Please check out their website to read more.
- 10 year old activists Lily & Lauren started a hot chocolate and churro stand to raise money for RAICES. They’ve raised almost $13,000 so far! Learn about their story here!