DREAMers and UndocuALLY
These events are held in partnership with the Family Engagement Institute (FEI) for both Dreamers and undocuallies!
Youth Leadership Conference
Building Community + Inspiring Action
Date: Saturday, March 17, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location: Google Community Space, 188 The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94105
This serves as an opportunity for young men to speak with Latino professionals from the LCF's Latino Men Giving Circles, a group of Latino philanthropists that are united by a shared sense of justice.
Please contact Anais Amaya at email@example.com if interested in attending.
College Track's 7th Annual Dream Summit
When we rise together, we achieve and flourish!
Date: Saturday, February 10th, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM - 3:15 PM
Location: 1877 Bay Rd, East Palo Alto, CA
College Track is hosting the 7th Annual Dream Summit for undocumented students and their families to learn about resources and services in the counties of Santa Clara and San Mateo.
Carlos Pacheco, Program Assistant at the Family Engagement Institute, and Liliana Guillen, Administrative Assistant at Student Services, will facilitate a workshop about the urgency for the undocumented community of the Santa Clara and San Mateo counties to pursue leadership and a higher education, as well as the many opportunities available through the Family Engagement Institute (FEI) and at Foothill College.
**If interested, please contact Carlos Pacheco at the Family Engagement Institute (contact information to the right).**
Food For Thought Thursdays
Dreamers and undocuallies, we are in this together!
Dates: 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, 11/30 & 12/7
Time: 12:00-4:00 pm
Location: Foothill College, Student Resource Center Room 5419
Engage in a Community of Support for Students, Staff, Faculty, Family, and Friends Join the FEI and Mai Luu, immigration attorney for Food for Thought Thursdays
- General Immigration and Latest Developments
- DACA; CA Dream Act; Know Your Rights and More!
- First Hour Immigration Related Topic Discussion
- Followed by One on One Conversations with our lawyer Mai Luu; Referrals to Resources
Light Lunch will be provided.
See our Food For Thought Thursdays Flyer
*Please note that you do not have to be a student to participate in these events.
Meet our Immigration Lawyer
Mai D. Luu, Partner Stramaglia Luu, LLP
Mai D. Luu (formerly Phan) is a New Orleans native and an attorney in San Jose, California.
Mai graduated from Tulane University and earned her J.D. from Loyola Law School in
2002. During law school, Mai served as President of APALSA and clerked for the US
Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Louisiana. Mai obtained her LLM (Masters of
Law) from Golden Gate University School of Law. Mai is admitted to the State Bar of
California and all United States District Courts in California, as well as the Ninth
Circuit Court of Appeals. Mai is also admitted to the State Bar of Hawaii and is a
member of the Hawaii State Bar Association. Mai’s practice focuses on immigration
and family law. In her spare time, Mai actively engages in community lawyering and
regularly speaks at immigration workshops and conferences.
Mai is the former Chapter Chair of the American Immigration Lawyers' Association, Silicon Valley Chapter (AILA-SCV) and served as an Ambassador for the American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF). Mai is also an active member of Santa Clara County Bar Association (SCCBA) and served on the Judiciary Committee of the SCCBA. In 2008, Mai served as President of VABANC, in which she organized a law clinic in response to the US ˇVIETNAM MOU on the repatriation of removable Vietnamese citizens. The clinic was co-ˇsponsored by AILA SCV and the Asian Law Caucus and was a tremendous success.
Mai is the founding President of the National Conference of Vietnamese American Attorneys (NCVAA) and served on the board from 2006-2016. During the 2006 NCVAA, Mai sat on the Community Service panel and spoke about relief efforts for Katrina victims. Mai helped organize a legal aid clinic with Boat People S.O.S to provide assistance to Vietnamese Americans impacted by Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf. During June 2010, Mai led and mobilized attorneys to the Gulf States to conduct legal aid clinics in response to the urgent legal needs of the minority communities affected by the BP Oil Disaster. Mai served as a panelist at the 2010 NAPABA conference and spoke about her collaborations with community organizations regarding disaster relief.
Mai is the 2009 Rising Star Unity Award Recipient recognized by the San Francisco Minority Bar Coalition for her bar leadership and activism. In 2012, Mai was honored as the Vietnamese American Bar Association of Northern California's Trailblazer recipient for her leadership and commitment to the bar. Mai served as a board member on the American Red Cross, Silicon Valley Chapter and frequently spoke about her experiences at events regarding preparedness for disaster relief. Mai currently serves as an advisory member of the Asian Law Alliance.