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Saturday, March 27 • 10:40am - 11:20am
Supporting Students Impacted by Migration and Deportation

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Juan shares his story of overcoming adversity as an undocumented Mexican immigrant. From his father being deported, to house hopping, Juan was determined to graduate high school and find a better life. Juan provides insight on the steps he took to beat the odds. What should young people do who find themselves in desperate situations? What if someone believed in them? Juan discusses how powerful educators helped him transform his life and put him on a trajectory into higher education.

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Juan Terrazas

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At 14 years old, my father was deported, and due to that event, my life was dramatically changed. I moved around from place to place, but I was determined to get out of my situation. I pressed through and overcame my struggles. I managed to graduate high school on time in 2008. I... Read More →

Saturday March 27, 2021 10:40am - 11:20am PDT
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