Two East County community colleges will be part of myriad free online activities being held the week of Oct. 19-23 as part of a statewide campaign advocating and providing resources for undocumented students.
Grossmont and Cuyamaca as well as other community colleges in San Diego and Imperial counties are partnering with universities and nonprofits throughout California in sponsoring workshops, legal clinics and more as part of “Undocumented Student Action Week.”
This year’s action serves as an opportunity to highlight the challenges undocumented students face in today’s political climate and amid COVID-19, a statement from Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College said.
“Undocumented Student Action Week isn’t about politics; it’s about standing up for what is right and supporting law-abiding immigrants,” said Lynn Neault, chancellor of the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District. “They contribute to our community and our economy every day.”
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