Professional Development Opportunities

California Student Aid Commission

Provides ongoing live webinars for college staff/allies, offerings change monthly, many webinars cover CADAA and related programs: Pre-recorded webinars

Immigrants Rising Educational Resource Binder

The binder is filled with crucial, up-to-date information educators, students and allies can use to increase college access and success for undocumented students in California.

The President’s Alliance for Higher Education

Join the President’s Alliance efforts to advocate for undocumented students at a national level. Also, please familiarize yourself with the Higher Ed Immigration Portal. This new digital platform provides data, policies, and resources about DACA and undocumented immigrants, international students, and refugees to facilitate immigration reform and federal policymaking, fuel change at the state and campus level, and grow a diverse network of partners and stakeholders advocating for these students.

Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Conference

 Through the sharing of knowledge, expertise, and emerging practices, the Annual Keeping the Dream Alive Conference enables educators, practitioners, and other professionals to become agents of change in their respective institutions and continue advancing the success of undocumented students and students from mixed-status families. 

Undocumented Student Action Week

Undocumented Student Action Week (USAW) is an annual statewide effort led by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office (CCCCO), the Community College League of California (League), and the Foundation for California Community Colleges (FoundationCCC), with support from the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC), Faculty Association of California Community Colleges (FACCC), Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC), Campaign for College Opportunity, Immigrants Rising, California Undocumented Higher Education Coalition, Southern California College Access Network (SoCal CAN).

We look forward to this year’s action week. If you have any USAW questions, please contact us at