Thursday, September 12th

11:30 AM | Check-in and Lunch

Location: Vista Del Mar

12:30 PM | Welcome

Location: Pavilion

01:00 PM | Centering Student Voices

Location: Pavilion

Undocumented students are already a vibrant force in our campuses and have the potential to contribute so much more. Hear firsthand how participating in the Catalyst Fellowship helped students strengthen their leadership, sense of belonging, and their ability to access important resources.

02:00 PM | Catalyst Campus Highlights

Location: Pavilion

Gather exciting ideas and promote cross-campus learning as five CA Catalyst Campus Fund Grantees share ‘real talk’ about challenges and promising practices to expand institutional support on their campuses for undocumented students.

02:45 PM | Break

03:00 PM | Gaining Perspective: Year 1

Evaluation Reflections

Location: Pavilion

Evaluation partners will share lessons learned from our first year of CA Campus Catalyst Fund. During this session, you will have an opportunity to gain insights about initiative wide success and challenges to implementation.

03:45 PM | Break

04:00 PM | Workshops

Option 1: Demystifying Dream Resource Centers/Campus-wide Support
Location: Cival

Breakdown the important benchmarks that staff, faculty, students, and administrators can take to initiate or expand strong support services for undocumented students on your campus. Every successful program has been built in phases and there are incremental steps you can identify to build upon.

Option 2: Student Data: Outreach & Protection
Location: Pavilion

Explore campus challenges in connecting with incoming and current undocumented students while protecting student data. Be exposed to a district-wide model that expands their ability to safely identify and effective outreach to all undocumented students. Get tips & tools to implement this on your campus!

05:30 PM | Break

06:00 PM | Dinner

Location: Vista Del Mar

07:00 PM | Thriving with Fear

Location: Pavilion

A panel of undocumented youth leaders share strategies for harnessing fear through art, therapy and resistance.

08:00 PM | Dance Party with DJ Sizzle!

Location: Pavilion

Friday, September 13th

08:30 AM | Continental Breakfast

Location: Vista Del Mar

09:00 AM | Welcome

Location: Pavilion

Take a moment to celebrate all the inspiration, reflections, and collective strength that you witnessed at the Convening! Then share your ideas, set priorities and identify campus commitments with your team! Additionally, hear directly from our 2019-20 Catalyst Fellows about their hopes for the upcoming year!

09:15 AM | Engaging Campus Leadership

Location: Pavilion

Students, staff and administrators all play key roles in creating and refining support services for undocumented individuals on college campuses. Join senior campus leaders who’ll speak about challenges and opportunities to advance collaborative work on campus in support of undocumented individuals. Audience members will also be invited to share their own examples and questions regarding engaging senior campus leaders in constructive and productive ways.

10:15 AM | Break

10:30 AM | Presentations

Option 1: Mental Health: Building a Clinical Activist Toolkit for UndocuTalks
Location: Cival

Increase the concentric circles of safety and care available for undocumented students on your campus through personal reflection, expanded UndocuTalks, professional development opportunities and the new Mental Health Connector, created by Immigrants Rising.

Option 2: Developing Sustainable Funding Models
Location: Pavilion

Building long-term solutions require more than one-time funding. Learn the strategies two community colleges used to get Equity and AB 19 funds for undocumented student programming. Additionally, efforts at the CSU, including the Quality Campus Fee and private foundation funding will be discussed.

12:00 PM | Lunch and Networking

Location: Vista Del Mar

01:00 PM | Income Generation In Practice

Location: Pavilion

Gain a deeper understanding about helping students develop an entrepreneurial mindset as well as how your campus can institutionalize this type of training. Also, hear testimonies of undocumented youth who have successfully paved their careers, in and out of college.

02:00 PM | Break

02:15 PM | Workshops

Option 1: Student Engagement: Models for Success
Location: Cival

Join with Catalyst educators and administrators to explore different models for increasing student leadership such as supporting student clubs, developing peer mentor programs, or creating fellowships on campus. Strategies to engage non-Latinx students will also be addressed.

Option 2: Expanding Legal Services on Your Campus
Location: Pavilion

Take a deep dive into how other campuses have been addressing the legal challenges that their students and families are facing. Discussions will include promising practices, available resources and strategies for collective problem-solving to address systemic barriers.

03:45 PM | Break

04:00 PM | Our Impact moving Forward

Location: Pavilion

Take a moment to celebrate all the inspiration, reflections, and collective strength that you witnessed at the Convening! Then share your ideas, set priorities and identify campus commitments with your team! Additionally, hear directly from our 2019-20 Catalyst Fellows about their hopes for the upcoming year!

05:00 PM | End of Convening and Evaluation

Location: Pavilion