CalGrads: Navigating Social Services at a Four-Year Institution

Learn about the “CalWORKs = CalGRADs” Program at UC Berkeley.

Session 2, Tuesday, March 28, 4:00 p.m. – 4:45 p.m., Garden 2

  • Get an overview of the program elements of a unique student parent support program located at University of California, Berkeley.
  • Learn about the experiences of current and past CalWORKs students at a four-year institution.
  • Share demographic profiles and graduation rates for low-income student parents at Berkeley (and their success stories).
  • Look ahead to what is next for our students and their families, as well as for the “CalWORKs = CalGrads Program.

Presented by:

  • Zuilma Garcia, Student Parent and Parent Ambassador, UC Berkeley
  • Corena Longland, Student Parent and Parent Ambassador, UC Berkeley
  • Erika Quinteros, Vice President, Student Parent Association for Recruitment and Retention, UC Berkeley
  • Hideyasu Kurose, Student Parent, UC Berkeley

Audience: Directors and Coordinators, Counselors, Case Managers, Support Staff, Students, County Staff, Community Advocates

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