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Webinar on Supporting Undoc Students via Resource Centers: What Institutions can Learn from New Research and Best Practices

Hello again, Partner Colleges

TheDream.US, The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, and the UndocuScholars Project at UCLA are co-sponsoring a Webinar on “Supporting Undocumented Students via Resource Centers: What Institutions can Learn from New Research and Best Practices”.

The webinar will feature:
• A presentation of new survey results of over 1,000 Dreamer students: “In Their Own Words, Higher Education, DACA & TPS: Results from a National Survey of TheDream.US Scholars”
• A presentation by Jesus Cisneros, co-author of a new study examining “Undocumented Student Resource Centers (USRCs): Institutional Supports for Undocumented Students,” and the effective institutional practices campuses can learn from these centers
• A panel with campus program leaders, who will discuss their experiences starting, running, and sustaining USCRCs.

Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018; 2 to 3:30 pm EST (Adjust for your time zone)
Register by 10/8: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6975637511177539331
Registrants will be able to submit questions in advance, and there will be a Q & A.

Presenters and Panelists:
• Jesus Cisneros, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Foundations at the University of Texas, El Paso. Co-Author of “Undocumented Student Resource Centers: Institutional Supports for Undocumented Students” (CMSI Research Brief, 2018)
• Tania Wilcox, Director of College Partnerships and Scholar Programs, TheDream.US
• Panel discussion with Ana Navarette, Program Coordinator, UndocuSpartan Student Resource Center, San Jose State University (San Jose, CA), Gregor Mieder, Coordinator, Immigrant Services Program, Metropolitan State University (Denver, CO), and Magdalena (Maggie) Fonesca, Director, Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center, University of Washington (Seattle, WA).

Please share this invitation with all interested parties. We look forward to a robust conversation.


TheDream.US Team