Río Hondo College
Rio Hondo College Expands Support for Undocumented Students, Families
WHAT: Rio Hondo College will mark Undocumented Student Week of Action with daily programs aimed at assisting undocumented scholars secure a college education, connect with other students and advocate for a permanent solution for undocumented students brought to the country as children.
WHEN: Monday, Oct. 15 to Friday, Oct.19
WHERE: Rio Hondo College Wray Theater, 3600 Workman Mill Road, Whittier
Monday, Oct. 15
8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Learning Resource Center 101
Students will be encouraged to use social media to share with legislators why undocumented students are an important part of the community.
The First Year Success Center (FYSC)/Dream Center will host a webinar to help undocumented scholars fill out the California Dream Act application and provide information on other resources.
Tuesday, Oct. 16
8 a.m. to 7 p.m., LR 101
Students will be encouraged to get families and friends to sign postcards advocating for DACA students.
FYSC/Dream Center will host a “Know Your Rights” webinar.
Wednesday, Oct. 17
FYSC/Dream Center will host a webinar on entrepreneurship.
1 to 2 p.m., LR 128
Jorge Alvarez, an immigrant and entrepreneur, will share his vision of a “ world where people can develop the best version of themselves.”
6 to 9 p.m., Campus Inn
FYSC/Dream Center will host its first UndocuFamily Night with workshops on financial aid and a speech by Ernesto Rocha, membership director at Community Coalition in South Los Angeles.
Thursday, Oct. 18
11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, LR 101
Students will be encouraged to connect with Congressional representatives to advocate for undocumented students.
FYSC/Dream Center will show “Don’t Tell Anyone,” a documentary following the life of an undocumented individual.
FYSC/Dream Center will host a webinar on mental health.
Friday, Oct. 19
9 to 11 a.m., Science 236
FYSC/Dream Center will host a Dreamers Panel to share the journeys and experiences of undocumented scholars.
FYSC/Dream Center will host a webinar on creatively expressing undocumented identify and experiences as a way to advocate for change.
A voter registration effort will be held for allies of undocumented students.