A place to connect, learn and be empowered to make change.
The purpose of this convening is to offer resources and networking opportunities for those working with undocumented students, undocumented individuals and their families.

Who Should Attend?
This conference is for, allies, students, educators, and organizers in support of Undocumented/DACAmented individuals.

High school teachers, counselors, administrators, parent liaisons; future educators; college access program staff; high school students, GED students, college students; admissions officers; social workers, mental health care providers and others interested in supporting the education of all students regardless of their immigration status.

★★ On Friday evening, March 31st, in celebration of César Chavez and this scholarship fund established in his name, we will be celebrating the installation and awarding of scholarships to the 2017 Tam Tran Scholars.
Thursday, March 30, 2017
For school counselors, social workers, mental health care providers
5-7pm • $20 in advance | $25 on site
Registration opens at 4:30pm | Session, with panel discussion and Q&A runs from 5-7PM

Friday, March 31, 2017
For students, educators, community allies
9am - 4:30pm • Adults • $40 in advance | $50 on site
Registration opens at 8:30am

Scholarships will be awarded to 2017 Tam Tran Scholars at 5:00pm
Cost to attend awards event: $15 per person (includes light dinner)

Package fee for both days: $50 in advance | $60 on site
Students are free with student ID

FREE Child Care will be provided on both dates.

Please consider sending a donation, which will go toward the Tam Tran Scholarships.

To offset conference expenses, help us support and sponsor attendance of student family members: $15

Checks payable and mailed to:
Cesar Chávez Scholarship Fund
PO Box 25118 • Providence, RI 02905

Providence College
Thursday: Ruane Center
Friday (Conference and Awards Reception): Slavin Center • 64 Hall
Providence, RI 02918
Here is what you can expect to gain:

  • Information and resources on how to support undocumented students.
  • Knowledge on the history and current climate surrounding undocumented students in education.
  • Ideas and action steps on how you can make your school or campus a safe and welcoming space.
  • Opportunities to advocate for students both on an individual and collective basis.
  • How to work with our legislators for the passage of legislation in support of in-state tuition.
  • A network of fellow educators passionate about working with undocumented students to create change.
  • You will become part of a statewide network that supports education for undocumented youth and young adults.
DEADLINE to register in advance and to receive advance discount is March 17, 2017.