ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The DreamSF Fellowship is a year-long leadership and professional development opportunity for immigrant students (ages 18+) who seek to be social justice change-makers in the San Francisco Bay Area. Fellows are paired with local immigrant-serving community organizations and gain hands-on experience in direct services, advocacy, and immigration law careers while growing a network of mentors.
The DreamSF Fellowship is a program of The City & County of San Francisco Office of Civic Engagement & Immigrant Affairs.
Mayra Yoana Jaimes Peña
Mayra Yoana Jaimes Peña is a native of Guerrero, Mexico, and East Los Angeles. In 2006, the Sensenbrenner Act (HR4437) inspired Mayra’s political engagement, leading her to co-organize her high school’s walk out and later participating in the mass protest in the streets of Downtown LA. These pivotal moments inspired Mayra to continue organizing and advocating for immigrant communities.
With over ten years of experience working with grassroots and nonprofit organizations in the Los Angeles and Bay Area. She combines her life experience as an immigrant and her professional experience with management, research, and program development to create tailored leadership and professional development programs for immigrant professionals... For a full biography, click here.