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DREAM Action NIU is a student-led organization working in collaboration with the Latino Resource Center. Our organization aims to increase awareness about the situations undocumented students face in the U.S. and particularly on our campus. Our members share the belief that higher education is a fundamental human right for all, regardless of citizenship status.

As an organization, we understand the multiple obstacles undocumented students face, and therefore we strive to develop strategies to ensure that these students are able to attain higher levels of education and academic success. We also aim to provide accurate information to the university so that it is better equipped to serve this population.

Weekly Meetings

Wednesday, 6pm in the Campus Life Building, Room 100

Undocumented Ally Training

Tuesday, November 21, 2017
8:30 a.m. to noon

This training aims to increase awareness about the situations undocumented students face in the United States and particularly on the NIU campus.

Check-in and continental breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m., the program will begin promptly at 9 a.m. in the Capitol Room of the Holmes Student Center, this training is for NIU faculty and staff will focus on how to effectively assist and support undocumented students on campus.

Participants will:

  • learn about NIU and community resources for undocumented students
  • hear updates on immigration that affect undocumented students’ access to higher education
  • identify unmet needs and resources for undocumented students
  • discuss lessons learned from the student, staff and faculty perspectives.

Seating is limited; RSVP online by Friday, November 11, 2017.

This event is sponsored by DREAM Action NIU, The Center for Latino and Latin American Studies and the Office of Diversity & Equity. For more information, call 815-753-8281 or email


Contact Us

Email Dream Action NIU

Executive Board

Laura Vivaldo Cholula, Co-President
Yeon Woo, Co-President

Braden Rollins, Co-Vice President
Adriana Aguilera Perez, Co-Vice President
Martin Flores Gonzalez, Treasurer
Erica Vivaldo, Secretary



Angélica Mendoza
Latino Resource Center

Sandy López
Center for Latino & Latin American Studies

Susana Das Neves
Outreach P-20