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MDUSD and the International Institute of the Bay Area Host Immigration Forum Tonight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:  Ursula Kroemer Leimbach / communications@mdusd.org / mobile: (760) 705-6919

 

Mt. Diablo Unified School District and the International Institute of the Bay Area Host Immigration Forum Tonight

 

Information regarding the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Act and other immigration concerns

 

WHAT:  Mt. Diablo Unified School District (MDUSD) and the Antioch office of the International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA), a nonprofit organization providing immigration legal services, education and other services, will host an informational meeting and presentation regarding the status of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Act and other immigration issues.

 

WHEN:  Thursday, September 28, 2017, 6:30 p.m.

 

WHERE:  Multi-use room at Willow Creek Center, 1026 Mohr Lane, Concord  (Directions)

 

BACKGROUND: MDUSD and the IIBA invite all interested high school students, their families, school administrators and staff to a presentation on “Immigration Forum – the DACA Act”.  The presentation will be conducted in Spanish with a simultaneous translation in English.  Childcare will be provided for children over four years old.  Please call the District’s English Learner Services Department if you need childcare so there can be a reasonable estimate of how many children will be in the childcare room.  Contact Pati Becerra at becerrap@mdusd.org or (925) 682-8000, ext. 6240 to arrange childcare or for additional information.

 

On-site contacts will be Carmen Garces, Director of English Learner Services for MDUSD, and Pati Becerra, Community School Coordinator.

 

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Mt. Diablo Unified, located in Contra Costa County, is honored to serve approximately 32,000 students at one of more than 50 school sites in the cities of Clayton, Concord, Pleasant Hill; portions of Martinez, Pittsburg and Walnut Creek; and the unincorporated communities of Bay Point, Lafayette, and Pacheco. As part of a richly diverse community, MDUSD families represent numerous ethnic groups, speaking nearly 50 different languages and dialects. We offer innovative programs in Career Technical Education; Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM); extensive visual and performing arts programs; and rich foreign language and dual immersion offerings. MDUSD is also pleased to have expanded its new middle college program, College Now, and opened up its first International Baccalaureate program and three new regional magnets in 2017.  Learn more at http://www.mdusd.org/.

 

Posted by: Joshua Wittman Published:9/28/17
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