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DACA student experiences include working on the frontlines, worries about finances, school, safety

Abby Pavon, DACA recipent and frontline healthcare worker, is the sole financial provider for her family of four.
June 1, 2020

After coming home from working on the frontlines as a medical assistant in a psychiatric clinic, Abby Pavon, 21, psychology/sociology major, HEFAS intern and a DACA recipient, sanitizes her work clothes...

Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously back sentiment against COVID-19 Asian xenophobia, supports DACA students

Protester in Los Angeles in 2017
May 7, 2020

The Foothill-De Anza Board of Trustees unanimously voted to pass a resolution denouncing xenophobia targeted toward Asian-Americans in the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution follows San Francisco State’s...

Umoja promotes Black excellence despite lack of visibility

February 13, 2020

The word “Umoja” is a Kiswahili word meaning unity.  This is what Claudia Barbosa, counselor and coordinator of Umoja at De Anza said she is trying to build among the black student population on...

Cornel West kicks off MLK weekend with deep-dive into race and poverty

Dr. Cornel West sits with Foothill College Students at
January 23, 2020

At an event hosted by the Foothill-De Anza foundation, Dr. Cornel West spoke to community members and students about race, reparations, poverty, protest, religion and rhythm and blues on Jan 17, Friday. The...

Undocumented students face employment barriers at California community colleges

Source: Palo Alto Online, U.S. Department of Education

Graphic Credits: Julia Kolman and Cindy Yu
November 14, 2019

Over a thousand students without Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival cannot get jobs on campus at De Anza College, due to state and federal regulations that prevent employers from hiring employees without...

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER

Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMER
October 28, 2018

Eight audience members attended the “Luis Cortes Romero: Attorney and DREAMer” speaker event at De Anza and were able to engage in an intimate Q&A session about the future of immigration laws with...

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