Raíz at Wellesley
In response to the election of illegitimate president-elect Donald J. Trump, Latinx students at Wellesley came together to create Raíz. We’re currently pushing to protect undocumented students and staff from Trump’s plans by supporting a petition created by faculty to declare Wellesley a sanctuary campus. We’re also developing ties with an immigrant rights movement and a local elementary school. Raiz, spanish for the word “root,” draws inspiration from the proverb: “They tried to bury us, they didn’t know we were seeds.”
February 23, 2017, 8:00 pm
Outraged by the recent detentions and deportations carried out by ICE under Trump? Angry that the Department of Homeland Security just released drafts of new memos that will speed up deportation hearings, expand the list of immigrants who are...