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AERA-J Social Justice Initiative: Abriendo Camino Saturday Sessions

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University of Texas- San Antonio Downtown Campus

501 West César E Chávez Boulevard

San Antonio, TX 78207

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Session 1- Comparing High School Curricula for Graduation, College Readiness, and Fit



Target Audience-- Parents, Families, Students


Presenters- Dr. Sofia Bahena, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)

Aurelio Montemayor, Intercultural Development Research Association (IDRA)

Erbey Garza Jr, University of Texas at San Antonio- Institute for P-20 Initiatives


This session will cover Texas' HB 5 high school graduation requirements and endorsements, concurrent/dual enrollment, AP, as well as what to consider when picking a good fit college to attend.




Session 2- Undocumented Students: Needs and Resources for the School to College Pathway



Target Audience--Immigration Advocates, Parents and Families of Undocumented Students, Students


National Presenter- Dr. Susana Munoz, Colorado State University

Ms. Darcella Vigil, University of Denver

Financial Aid Experts-- Carmen De Luna Jones, Alamo Colleges

Chris Goldsberry, University of Texas at San Antonio

Eduardo Sesatty, KIPP San Antonio


Parents and families who cannot attend in person are encouraged to attend the online livestream session by NowCastSA.Please RSVP with this event page with the ticket labeled Undocumented Student Advocates *Online Livestream. On the day of the event connect at- link forthcoming

This session will discuss implications of students undocumented status for college admission and financial aid-- covering both Texas and federal policy--and will address what services families can expect or ask of K-16 educators as students navigate the college pathway. We anticipate questions about how things will change for DACA and deportation in the new administration.


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University of Texas- San Antonio Downtown Campus

501 West César E Chávez Boulevard

San Antonio, TX 78207

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