UndocuAlly Program for Educators (UPE)

The UndocuAlly Program for Educators (UPE) is an educational learning opportunity for educators and community members to develop their knowledge and awareness in serving undocumented student populations in higher education. 

Each UPE is a comprehensive 3-hour long session that includes four different areas of focus presented by our facilitators: Legal Landscape, Current Context and Statistics, Mental Health and Student Narratives. Each section offers in-depth information, thus we require registered participants to plan ahead for full attendance. 

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

  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. Ignacio Alarcón, Assistant 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! 

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Community members not affiliated with UC Davis, please use this form

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