On the issue of supporting undocumented students, I’d urge to consider the resources provided by CT Students for a Dream (C4D), the undocumented student-run organization we brought to campus November 4th to have just the kind of conversations and address the concerns being raised on this list serve. Over 150 educators and experts from around Connecticut were on campus in what, through hindsight, became a just-in-time event.
As educators, you’ll find this link an invaluable resource: http://www.ct4adream.org/educator-resources
Both Student Affairs and OEI are open to brining back elements of the C4D team to conduct a focused 2-hour workshop for Wesleyan educators. If you’re interested, please sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/y9gLJAcEJB87CCU62
The Office for Equity & Inclusion along with a network of support offices on campus has been discussing the issue of how to create a robust network of support, and build educational competencies to support DACA students since President Roth’s announcement in May. If you are interested in learning more and being part of the ongoing CT-based network of educators, please indicate your interest in the query form above.
Also, as a reminder, the campus has a wide array of resources and professionals in Human Resources and the Office for Equity & Inclusion, whose daily work is to combat discrimination, bigotry, and workplace harassment while we work on creating an inclusive educational work environment – we are a phone call, office drop-in, email away.
On the self–service shelf, you’ll find resources here as well: http://equity.wesleyan.edu/2016/11/17/resources-to-combat-discrimination-and-bigotry/