National Institutions Coming Out Day (NICOD) Toolkit Overview

Formatted by three categories:

Emerging Allies — Raising Awareness: Institutions can provide an action plan of its commitment to raise awareness of undocumented students’ and their families experiences and discuss the steps needed to disseminate information and resources available to undocumented students with the larger community.

Support Services — Building Commitment: Institutions can increase support for undocumented students and their families by implementing or improving programs and support services to better meet the needs of undocumented students.

Institutional Champion — Systemic Policy Change: Institutions can embed support for undocumented students through organizational structures, policy changes, and new institutional or system wide initiatives that include scholarship funds, financial aid programs, or broader campaigns aimed at improving undocumented students’ and their families educational experience beyond access and retention.


Suggested Commitments for your Institutional Type

Emerging Allies: Raising Awareness

Emerging Allies Commitments | National Institutions Coming Out Day 2016

Support Services: Building Commitment

Support Services Commitments | National Institutions Coming Out Day 2016

Institutional Champion: Systemic Policy Change

Institutional Champion Commitments | National Institutions Coming Out Day 2016

For more information on National Institutions Coming Out Day, visit unitedwedream.org/DEEP

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