UndocuAlly Program for Educators (UPE)



The UndocuAlly Program for Educators (UPE) is open to UC Davis faculty, staff, and graduate/professional students. Each UPE is a 3-hour long session including 5 different areas of focus presented by our facilitators. We require full attendance at the session for which you are registered.

Focus Areas Goals Facilitators
  1. Laws and policies affecting undocumented students

  2. Statistics regarding the undocumented student population at UC Davis

  3. Mental health concerns experienced by undocumented students

  4. Undocumented student narratives

  5. Case studies

  1. Articulate experiences and challenges of undocumented students

  2. Become familiar with federal and state legislation that affects undocumented students

  3. Identify and make a commitment to use immigrant sensitive language

  4. Personalize best practices and interventions


  1. Alma Martinez, Interim Director. AB540 and Undocumented Student Center

  2. Damian Caravez, Legal Fellow. UC Immigrant Legal Services Center.

  3. Carmen Valdivia, Education and Training Coordinator. AB540 and Undocumented Student Center

We invite you to join us in connecting with fellow colleagues and exploring ideas and services that support undocumented students at UC Davis. We look forward to connecting with you at one of our upcoming UPE sessions!

Please view our UPE Dates and Registration page for the next upcoming program! 

For a list of UPE participants who have completed our 3-hour training please visit our Allies page.