ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER

Undocumented Students at Cal State Fullerton Celebrate Resource Center, Support

 

It’s been five years since the Titan Dreamers Resource Center opened to provide a safe space, support and resources for the estimated 1,000 undocumented students at Cal State Fullerton.

CSUF set a precedent by being the first campus in the California State University system to open a “dreamer” center.

“We are proud that we were the first to offer legal clinics and established resources within a center,” said Martha Zavala Perez, coordinator for the center.

On April 23, students, staff, faculty and community members gathered on campus for a “Celebrating Resilience and Growth” event.

The resource center “demonstrates the powerful impact of student engagement and the university’s commitment to support all students — regardless of their backgrounds — to accomplish their academic goals,” said Carmen Curiel, associate dean of students and resource center vision committee co-chair. Continue reading in the Orange County Register

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