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Undocumented: Home

This guide provides recommended resources for research and services related to undocumented students.

About This Guide

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Undocumented Student Action Week, 10/18 - 10/22

SBCC is participating in a variety of ways but most importantly by working hard to open our new Dream Center which will be located in the Campus Center (inside of the Center for Equity and Social Justice). We are in the process of furnishing the new space and look forward to recruiting a new Dream Center Student Program Advisor as soon as possible. If you would like to visit the new space, please email me at and I will be happy to give you a tour!  
The CESJ will also be hosting several activities to commemorate this week and show our support for undocumented students so please be on the lookout for our student centered email and stop by to participate this Tuesday 1-6, Wednesday 10-4 or Thursday 10-4.
Additionally, the Chancellor's office has provided a variety of webinars and prerecorded sessions for you to learn more about how you can become an UndocuAlly.  Please read on for more information:
To access the SystemWide live webinars taking place this week from 1:00 - 2:00 pm, please visit:

To access previously recorded learning sessions on topic such as Student Leadership, Financial Aid, Advocating for Undocumented Students, Breaking Enrollment Barriers, Transfer Experiences, Policy, Advocacy, and Outreach Partnerships, and Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom visit:

For details and information on how to participate in the week’s events, visit the SBCC Resources for Dreamers and Undocumented Students webpage.

Additionally, visit the Community College League of California’s webpage for advocacy and support resources.

More Research & Writing Help

If you need more help with your research, contact a librarian by chat, phone, email, or in person, or explore the library's online tutorials.

For writing help, contact the Writing Center in the Cartwright Learning Resources Center (CLRC). The Writing Center offers one-on-one tutoring and a variety of helpful support materials.