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UndocuPeer Training
Friday, November 10th
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Adanti Student Center - Theather
Sponsored by:
Connecticut Students for a Dream, the Southern Support Team for Undocumented Students, the Multicultural Center, the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Development, and Student Government Association.

Event Description
Join us for an UndocuPeers Training! An interactive program that will talk about the barriers undocumented students face in college and how allies can engage in advocacy. Training is provided by Connecticut Students for a Dream. Open to all students, graduate interns, and student leaders, etc.


Navigating Immigration Coverage in the News
Wednesday, November 15th
9:00 AM
Adanti Student Center Room 301
Organized By:
The Society of Professional Journalists Student Chapter at SCSU

Invited panelists:
Michael Boyle, Immigration Attorney
Esteban Hernandez, New Haven Register
Sandra Gomez-Aceves, Hartford Courant
Esteban Garcia, SCSU Undocumented Students' Support Team


"Documented": A Film and Panel Discussion
Friday, November 17th
12:00 PM - 2:00PM
Adanti Student Center Room 308
Sponsored By:
Department of World Languages
Undocumented Students Support Team

Event Description
Participants
 will watch the film Documentedby Pulitzer prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. The film chronicles Vargas's journey to America from the Phillipines. After the screening, there will be a panel discussion on what it means to be an "American."


 

Advancing Equity in Uncertain Times: An Educator Conference on Undocumented Youth
Friday, December 8th
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Adanti Student Center Ballroom
Organized By:
Connecticut Students For a Dream

Who Should Attend this Event?
K-12 teachers, counselors, administrators, parent liaisons, college faculty, staff, and administration, community organization staff, future educators, and others who care about education equity for undocumented students.
This Conference is geared both towards educators that are new to the work and to those that have been to several trainings and conferences.There will be separate workshops to accommodate both of these groups so please come and tell your colleagues.

Click here for more information and to reserve your spot!


Group and Individual Counseling Services
SCSU’s Counseling Services offers a support group for SCSU students impacted by the federal government’s recent announcement regarding the potential rescinding of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) law.  This group meets on a weekly basis and provides students with support from peers that is facilitated by our clinicians.  The confidentiality of all students attending will be maintained.

To find out about times and locations for the groups, please contact:

Niasia Mercado - 203-392-7330 - mercadoN1@southernct.edu
Jaime Muleiro - 203-392-7267 - muleiroJ1@southernct.edu

SCSU’s Counseling Services additionally provides emotional support via individual appointments with licensed counselors, social workers, and psychologists.  Students may access individual services by presenting at our walk-in hours, every day between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. in Engleman B219.  Students may also make an appointment at another time by contacting our office at (203) 392-5475.