Embracing Strengths & Vulnerabilities
For Thriving & Resilience
Undocumented journeys are not all the same.
We all bring along our unique and multidimensional identities and perspectives as we forge a path through uncharted territories toward a better future. Nonetheless, there are high and low points along this path that are shared by many of us. We hope that this resource will help, encourage, inspire, and accompany you in this journey. Hover over the journey below to zoom in.
*Download this resource, fold as an accordion, and keep handy in your pocket or wallet.
DACA Thriving Tuesdays
In collaboration with Fuller Theological Seminary, the Thrive Center hosted DACA Thriving Tuesdays on Facebook Live from May 26, 2020 to June 23, 2020. This 5-week webinar series expanded on self-care tips and mental health resources for undocumented individuals with or without DACA. Our webinar series is now available on-demand below.
Schedule for 5-week webinar series
Pushing Back Against Unhelpful Thoughts
May 26, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT
Caring for Your Physical Health
Letting Go of Survivor's Guilt
June 2, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT
Engaging Your Community
Seeking and Maintaining Healthy Relationships
June 9, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT
Nurturing Your Creativity
Embracing Your Faith and Spirituality
June 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT
Dealing with Strong and Mixed Emotions
Moving Forward with a Vision for the Future
June 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM PDT
More DACA Resources
Webinar: Mentoring the 1.5 Generation
Dr. Lisseth Rojas-Flores, with scholars, mentors, and DACA recipients, discusses the best practices to mentoring DACA and undocumented youth in this webinar.
Podcast: Conversing about DACA
Norma Ramirez joins the Conversing Podcast to talk about growing up undocumented and her experience as a PhD student at Fuller Theological Seminary under the DACA policy.
Op-Ed: Awaiting a DACA Decision AmiD COVID-19
Norma Ramirez writes about her journey as a DACA recipient, the need for human connection, and awaiting the Supreme Court decision amid this pandemic.
Article: Preparing for the Upcoming DACA Decision
Norma Ramirez and colleagues identify steps for how schools can support undocumented students in light of the pending Supreme Court decision on DACA.