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 | Who Are We?

Our Stories Beyond Labels (Part I)

Location: Miramar

Most of us are inherently born into a world that immediately labels us by race, gender, ability, status, and other social constructs. During this session, we will take the time to develop our narrative beyond labels and from a place of authenticity.

03:45 PM | Break

04:00 PM | Who Are We?

Our Stories Beyond Labels (Part II)

Location: Miramar

Most of us are inherently born into a world that immediately labels us by race, gender, ability, status, and other social constructs. During this session, we will take the time to develop our narrative beyond labels and from a place of authenticity.

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 | Workshops

Location: Miramar

Workshop I: Legal Options for Undocumented Young People
1 in 4 people who have used Immigrant’s Rising Immigration Legal Intake Service have found a solution that could lead to permanent lawful status. This presentation will give all of our fellows an opportunity to learn about this free and confidential service, as well as, submit an Immigration Legal Intake.

Workshop II: Data That Impacts Our Future
Data collection is critical for undocumented students to receive all the support and resources they need to thrive. In this session, undocumented young people will learn about the value data plays during the creation and expansion of resources, and the role they can play to ensure their voices are represented.

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

Location: Miramar

Workshop I: Immigrants Rising Resources: Leverage and Impact
Undocumented students have plenty of resources available to help them pursue higher education! Former Catalyst Fund fellows will share the ways they have maximized the use of Immigrant Rising’s resources. Learn how you can share and use Immigrants Rising’s resources from our former CF Fellows.

Workshop II: #UndocuJoy
Yosimar Reyes wrote and narrated UndocuJoy. He identifies the many ways that the system keeps us from smiling, and yet “look at us Thriving.” During this session we will take a moment to look at the many ways the system keeps us from experiencing joy, and affirm the many ways we thrive, and will continue to thrive.

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