Young Adult Leadership Council

Ben Gurewitz

Ben Gurewitz is a senior at the University of California–Davis. He has dyslexia, dysgraphia, and slow processing disorder. Ben is currently a policy analyst for Rooster Strategies in California and associate director of the Diverse Learners Coalition. Ben has been an advocate, a policy analyst, a public speaker, and a mentor for people with learning disabilities. He is passionate about policies that can make education more accessible to all learners. He has extensive experience working on campaigns in California, and for political strategists.

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New “Public Charge” Rule: The Impact on Students, Families, Schools, and Communities

Education and civil rights advocates are in agreement: Students who are immigrants and those whose parents are immigrants should not have their citizenship status jeopardized when they receive public assistance. However, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) disagrees. Just last week, DHS issued a final rule that is set to go into effect on October … Continue reading New “Public Charge” Rule: The Impact on Students, Families, Schools, and Communities

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