How to Support Undocumented Students: Information, Resources & Best Practices
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)*
This presentation will provide educators and allies with information and best practices for supporting undocumented students. The presentation includes information about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the California Dream Act, the Federal Dream Act and AB-540. In addition, they will discuss best practices for educators on how to create a safe learning space, how to be an effective advocate for their students and where to seek resources for their students. This presentation is 60 to 90 minutes with Q & A to follow.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 • 3:00 to 5:00pm
Hearthside Lounge, Room 2313, Lower Campus Center
PAA and PGA credit for attendance
*Founded in 2006, Educators for Fair Consideration supports undocumented students in realizing their academic and career goals and actively contributing to society. We offer holistic programming that addresses the financial, legal, career, and emotional health needs of undocumented students. Specifically, we provide scholarships, legal services, professional and personal development workshops, and a strong peer network for undocumented students. We also lead presentations and create educational materials to raise awareness and support for undocumented students nationwide. Our programming is designed by and for undocumented young people with support from committed allies.