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MCC to Host Summit to Boost Awareness, Support of Undocumented Students

[Thursday, February 22, 2018]
     

The McHenry County College Latinos Unidos Club, Office of Multicultural Affairs and the Student Peace Action Network will host a Supporting Undocumented Students Summit from 9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24 in the Bersted Lecture Hall, Room A240.

The public is invited to learn about resources available for undocumented students, how to create supportive spaces, and foster resilience. This summit is ideal for students, faculty, staff and other supportive professionals.

Presenters will include Sandy Lopez, assistant to the director for the Center for Latino and Latin American Studies from Northern Illinois University and Shirley Sadjadi, principal attorney and founder of the Law Offices of Shirley Sadjadi. Both women will share resources on how to support undocumented students. Attendees will also have an opportunity to visit with representatives from Mano a Mano Family Resource Center and the Hispanic American Community Education and Services (HACES).

This event is free and open to the public. To reserve a seat or for more information, contact Elizabeth Rosiles, coordinator of Multicultural Affairs at MCC, at erosiles@mchenry.edu or at (815) 479-7749.

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