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Undocumented Student Action Week

Post Date:10/11/2019 4:25 PM

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During the week of October 14-18, California Community Colleges will engage in advocacy efforts and activities to advocate for and provide support resources for all undocumented students. As one of 32 CCC designated as a Catalyst campus, EL CENTRO has organized a week of activities to build awareness of and provide support and resources to our undocumented students, campus, and community.

Join us in our advocacy efforts and support the activities prepared by our campus allies, Dreamers in Action Association and our partnerships including the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, EOPS, Student Financial Services, Immigrants Rising, Monterey Adult School, CSU Monterey Bay, United Farm Workers and the Student Senate for California Community Colleges.


RESOURCE FAIR

MONDAY, OCTOBER 14
11 AM - 2 PM | GENERAL CLASSROOMS (EL CENTRO)

Resources available from campus and community-based organizations for undocumented students.

UNDOCU STUDENTS & ALLIES MIXER

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
11 AM - 1 PM | EL CENTRO

Connect with peers & allies in a community space for undocumented students.

FAFSA/DREAM ACT APPLICATION WORKSHOP

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
4 PM - 7 PM | EL CENTRO

HSI Coordinator Kelly Fletes & Financial Aid will assist students in completing financial aid applications.

LEGAL SERVICES INFO SESSION

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15
6 PM - 7 PM | MONTEREY ADULT SCHOOL

Information session by the UFW Foundation about their legal services

"LIVING UNDOCUMENTED" DOCUSERIES SCREENING

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 16
5 PM -  8 PM | EL CENTRO

This Selena Gomez-produced series is about eight families who face the possibility of deportation from the US.

FOLKLÓRICO DANCE WORKSHOP

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17
1PM - 2 PM | ALMADEN ROOM

Dance can be used as an outlet for emotional & creative expression. Learn basic steps in a workshop led by Victor Gonzales & Yadira Moreno from EOPS and EL CENTRO.

ART AS ACTIVISM

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17
2 PM - 4 PM | EL CENTRO

Art can stimulate emotion & alter our perceptions. This workshop will be facilitated by Roxanne O'Weger from Monterey Museum of Art.

LEGAL SERVICES PRESENTATION

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17
6 PM - 8 PM | MARINA EDUCATION CENTER, MA 501

The UFW Foundation will be providing an overview of the free legal services they offer to the community.

CAFECITO CON EL PRESIDENTE

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18
9 AM -  10 AM | CLOSED EVENT, BY INVITE ONLY

Undocumented students at MPC meet with interim Superintendent/President David Martin for casual conversation.