DACA Thriving Tuesdays: Nurturing Creativity and Embracing Faith/Spirituality

By Lisseth Rojas-Flores and Norma Ramirez


DACA recipients, Jennifer Hernandez and Julie Kim join our moderators to share how embracing their creativity and spirituality have helped throughout their undocumented journeys, particularly as we await the Supreme Court decision on DACA.


Additional Resources

  1. Staying Grounded, Connected, and Directed Through Disruption by Dr. Pam King


This presentation is part of our five-week webinar series, DACA Thriving Tuesdays in collaboration with Fuller Theological Seminary.


About the Moderators

Lisseth Rojas-Flores

Dr. Lisseth Rojas-Flores is an Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary. Her primary research interests focus on trauma, youth violence prevention, and the quality of parent-child relationships and overall well-being of children and parents living in low-income immigrant families in the United States. She takes a special interest in addressing the interrelationships between family, mental health and social justice issues.


Norma Ramirez

Born in Iguala, Guerrero, Mexico, Norma Ramirez is DACA recipient and Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary. It wasn’t until attending graduate school that she realized crossing the border was a traumatic experience that continues to shape every part of her life. Ramirez is both an advocate for her therapy clients within the system and an activist in the greater socio-political context for Latino/a immigrant youth and families.


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