YouthCharge – Immigrants/ Refugees


I am Sanjita, I care about food crisis because many are left starved and weak while I eat. I wish people knew that I get distracted easily.

My name is Brendan Church, I’m 17 and entering my Junior year. I love the outdoors. The issue I care most about is probably the environment and climate change. I believe it’s the most encompassing issue as it affects every human on the earth.

My name’s Lili and I love learning about different perspectives all around me. I don’t like having only one way to do things when there are multiple ways to get the same task done.

Hi, my name is Sherry Jiang. The #1 issue that I care about is probably immigration and refugees because my parents immigrated over to the US. Something that I wish people knew about me is that I’m pretty outgoing once you get to know me.

I’m Tej Mathur and I care about Immigration because those who need a better life should get one. I am passionate about modern affairs.

My name is Anjana Radha and I am a freshman at Peak to Peak. I want to make a difference in the community, and enjoy reading, baking, and art.

Amrita is a high-school freshman who deeply cares about women’s hygiene and refugee crises. She enjoys dancing, cooking, and reading.

My name is Bhavya, and I’m a sophomore at RC, and avid musician and learner, and passionate about impacting my community and world! My #1 issue is immigration and refugees, as I am a product of immigration and interested in policy & human rights.

Hello! My name is Ava Ward. I am passionate about creating a school environment where undocumented immigrants feel safe and supported, because everyone deserves access to a nurturing school environment. In my free time, I love reading and writing.

The 2020-2021 cohort assessed the community needs and chose 3 issues to fundraise around. The group’s impact statement is: “Our Board is supporting immigrant & refugee families with children facing discrimination and barriers in Colorado, such as financial, educational, environmental, and socio-economic issues.” Check below for more information on the group’s funding priorities, total amount raised, and grant winners!

2020-2021 Impact

Support for Dreamers (DACA recipients)

Support during the legal immigration process

Resources for undocumented immigrants and refugees


Muslim Youth for Positive Impact

Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network

Download the Immigrants/Refugees board’s impact & grant report here.

YouthRootsYouthCharge – Immigrants/Refugees Board