PLEASE JOIN US FOR THE WEBINAR
“SUPPORTING IMMIGRANT STUDENTS IN UNIVERSITIES”
Hosted by Princeton AlumniCorps & Appleseed
Thursday, September 27 at 1 PM EDT
A 90-minute panel discussion and audience Q/A featuring insights from speakers on the topic of supporting and advocating for undocumented/DACAmented students on college campuses. This webinar is part of a partnership, funded by the Hewlett Foundation, between Princeton AlumniCorps and Appleseed with the aim of promoting network-based collaboration on issues facing immigrants and refugees. You may access a recording of our previous webinar, “Trauma in Immigrant & Refugee Communities,” using this link.
Yurilka Hernandez – Psychotherapist, Clinical Supervisor, and Intern Supervisor at the Acacia Network
Yurilka is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of New York. She is a bilingual, bicultural Hispanic female with over 10 years of extensive training and experience in the areas of mental health, cultural competency, working with immigrant families, and clinical supervision.
Mariana Sarmiento Hernández – MSW Grad Student at UNLV; Founder of the UndocuNetwork
Mariana is a graduate student in the Master’s in Social Work program at UNLV. As the founder of the UndocuNetwork, a registered student organization at UNLV, she aims to empower undocumented students and strives to further the network of support for undocumented folk in Nevada through staff/faculty training, college access programming, and organizing for institutional resources. As a DACAmented, Queer Woman of color, she has navigated and thrived in higher education through student activism, guidance, healing, and cultivating a Muxerista consciousness – while advocating for liberation of undocumented folk.
Ariana Mora Mero – Program Coordinator, Services for Undocumented Students at UC, Merced
Ariana Mora Mero is originally from Manta, Ecuador. She immigrated to the United States at the age of 10 and grew up in Ames, Iowa. Ariana attended Iowa State University where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2015 and her Master’s of Education in Student Affairs in 2017. For the past year, Ariana has served as the Program Coordinator for Services for Undocumented Students at the University of California, Merced. In her role, she supports the holistic development of students, the educational training of staff & faculty, and outreach efforts to the undocumented community at UC Merced and the Merced area.
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CAN’T JOIN US?
An archived video of the panel and Q/A will be made available after the live event. To make sure you receive it, please email Sahand Rahbar and indicate your interest.