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UndocuAlly Training

Overview of UndocuAlly Training

The UndocuAlly Training will provide recommendations for UC Merced staff, faculty members, and graduate students to practice allyship through knowledge, awareness, reflection, and action. Our training is designed in collaboration with local, state, and national advocacy groups. A committee of campus partners oversees the development and implementation of UndocuAlly Training.

Upcoming Trainings

Fall Training Session 1 | Tuesday, October 29 | 10am-12pm | SAAC 219 

Fall Training Session 2 | Thursday, October 31 | 10am-12pm | SAAC 219 

Request a Training

Our UndocuAlly Training Committee offers department or unit-wide UndocuAlly Trainings, to request a training click here. If you are interested in a quick introduction to resources and programs offered through Services for Undocumented Students, please reach out via undoc@ucmerced.edu.

Guiding Belief

"An ally will support, empower, and advocate with and for the undocumented community."

Objectives

  • Understand state and federal education and immigration policies that impact college access and employment for undocumented students

  • Able to refer undocumented students to appropriate online resources for legal and financial support

  • Learn where and how to access local, state, and national resources

  • Share information learned with campus and community partners

  • Interpret how programs and policies affect undocumented student

  • Apply the information learned to your role on campus and as an ally

UndocuAlly Participants

Click here to review past participants of UndocuAlly Training from the past three years.

UndocuAlly Training Committee

Name Title Department E-mail
Alejandro Delgadillo Associate Director, Educational Equity & Access Bright Success Center adelgadillo@ucmerced.edu
Eric Cannon Graduate Student Support Manager  Graduate Division ecannon2@ucmerced.edu
Jason Juarez Associate Director, Transition Programs Bright Success Center jjuarez2@ucmerced.edu
Luz Sandoval Manjarrez Academic Advisor School of Engineering lsandoval5@ucmerced.edu
Julio Perez Ph.D. Student  Mechanical Engineering jperez92@ucmerced.edu