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
Support Services: Building Commitment
Institutional Champion: Systemic Policy Change
For more information on National Institutions Coming Out Day, visit unitedwedream.org/DEEP