Leadership Without Borders

Goals and Objectives

Participants will:

  • Learn how to work with and for undocumented students, individuals and community
  • Learn about statewide high impact best practices/promising practices for institutional change
  • Be able to train other professionals on their campus/school or in their community to support undocumented students
  • Develop a network of educators, professionals, and undocumented students to support in their work on campus or school

Who Should Attend

  • K-12 Teachers, Counselors and Administrators
  • 2-year & 4-year institutions
  • Admissions Directors & Staff
  • Faculty
  • Outreach & Recruitment Staff
  • College Registrars
  • Student Services/Affairs Administrators & Staff
  • Financial Aid Director & Staff
  • Community Leaders
  • Policy Makers


Log-in & Music 8:45am - 9:00am
Institutional Welcome
9:00am - 9:15am
VP Rickey Hall, OMA&D
Keynote Address
Ten Years of Resistance: Freedom University, Human Rights, and the Undocumented Student Movement in Georgia
9:15am - 11:00am
Dr. Emiko Soltis, Freedom University
Stretching Break 11:00am - 11:05am
Plenary Session
Welcome, Support, and Protect: Strategies for Navigating Institutional Reforms
11:05am - 12:30pm
Arelis Palacios, M.S. Educator Training Consultant, Freedom University
Lunch Break & Networking 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Concurrent Sessions:
A. Challenging Racism and Segregation in Eastern Washington
B. Residency Changes & WASFA
C. UndocuJoy Beyond The Border
1:00pm - 2:15pm
Dr. Bauman
Elena Calderón
Transition Break 2:15pm - 2:20pm
Gallery Walk 2:20pm - 2:40pm
Student Panel 2:40pm - 3:20pm
Closing Keynote
A Call To Action
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Tanya Cabrera, Assistant Vice Provost for Student Inclusion
University of Illinois Chicago