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September 5, 2017

The White House announced this morning that President Trump has ordered an end to DACA, the Obama-era program protecting more than 800,000 young undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children from deportation. He is calling on Congress to replace the policy with...

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November 13, 2015

The Department of Chicano and Latino Studies (CALS) at Sonoma State University presents a free, one-night-only theatrical performance of "La Carpa Americana (The American Tent)," an original work by Santa Rosa theater company The Imaginists, in Weill Hall at the Green Music Center on Nov. 19 at...

dreamers club members at table
November 10, 2015

Navigating college for the first time can present several challenges for the average student. For the 148 undocumented students at Sonoma State University, those challenges are even harder says Griselda Madrigal, president of Sonoma State's DREAMers Club.

"The idea is to have a support...

Elisa Velasquez and Daniel Malpica
June 21, 2016

The number of Hispanic students attending Sonoma State University is on the rise, and a group of 20 faculty and staff members at Sonoma State have formed the SSU Alianza for Equity to address issues impacting these students.

"This rising Latino and Latina enrollment brings forth complex...

November 4, 2016

In an effort to spread awareness of resources and to show support for undocumented students, Sonoma State University hosts its first ever Undocu-week on campus November 7-14.

"I hope this event brings awareness but also fosters a sense of inclusivity on campus," says Chicano and Latino...

Francisco Vazquez with members of Latino Service Providers
December 14, 2016

Latino Service Providers has received a $1 million grant to explore how Latino cultural practices promote mental and behavioral health. As part of the grant, Sonoma State University faculty and students will work with the organization and other agencies to recruit and train high school students...

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