Undocumented Student Action Week
Undocumented Student Action Week
October 17-21, 2022
Undocumented Student Action Week (USAW) is a system-wide campaign to advocate and provide support resources for our undocumented student population. USAW is a statewide effort led by the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office (CCCCO), the Community College League of California (League), the Foundation for California Community Colleges (FoundationCCC), Immigrants Rising, California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), the California Undocumented Higher Education Coalition, Academic Senate for California Community Colleges (ASCCC), and the Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC).
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Schedule of Events
Monday, October 17, 2022
Know Your Rights (2:00 PM)
You have rights, regardless of your immigration status. Join us to hear from a UFW Foundation attorney about our rights and receive tips for interacting with an Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agent.
Key Note Speaker: David Villarino-Gonzalez, CEO of the FIELD Institute (5:00 PM)
David Villarino-Gonzalez is the President of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Farmworker Institute of Education and Leadership Development (FIELD) Institute. Join us as David Villarino-Gonzalez reminisces about his experiences with Cesar Chavez and the work of the FIELD Institute.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
Supporting AB540/Undocu Renegades through Transfer (12:00 PM)
Join us as AB540 & Undocumented Students Programs and Transfer Pathways host Dream and Undocu Support center representatives from the following universities: California State University Bakersfield, California State University Northridge, California State University Fresno, University of California Davis, and University of California Santa Cruz. This event will be available at both the main campus and the Delano campus.
Movie Screening and Q&A: Dolores (4:00 PM)
Join us as we screen the movie Dolores, a portrait of activist icon Dolores Huerta, who tirelessly led the fight for racial and labor justice. We will also welcome her eldest daughter, Lori, to provide commentary.
Wednesday, October 19, 2022
Scholarship Workshop (4:00 PM)
Financial Aid & Scholarships, BC Foundation, and AB540 & Undocumented Students are hosting a hands-on workshop to support students in applying for BC scholarships. Our knowledgeable team members can provide information on other ways to fund your education, such as Financial Aid, AB540, and more!
Thursday, October 20, 2022
Scholarship Workshop at Delano (11:00 AM)
Financial Aid & Scholarships, BC Foundation, and AB540 & Undocumented Students are hosting a hands-on workshop at the Delano Campus to support students in applying for BC scholarships. Our knowledgeable team members can provide information on other ways to fund your education, such as Financial Aid, AB540, and more!
The Path to Graduate School (1:00 PM)
What does the pathway to graduate school looks like for the undocumented community? Current and former graduate students will share their experiences about pursuing their graduate degrees.
Friday, October 21, 2022
USAW Paint Event (12:00 PM)
Join us in this fun-filled activity as we close out the 6th Annual Undocumented Student Week of Action.