Release: The LUPE College Readiness Program For Undocumented High School Seniors Is Launching Its First Session

September 6, 2023

On September 8th, The first session begins in LUPE’s Al Colegio Si Se Puede college readiness program for undocumented high school seniors.

Al Colegio Si Se Puede is a college readiness program that facilitates the college application process for undocumented high school seniors. The mission of Al Colegio Si Se Puede is to support undocumented students in the pursuit of their educational aspirations by making the process of accessing higher education more equitable.

What: In this session, we will go over different types of colleges, the Texas Dream Act, and guide students on how to complete a college application.

The sessions are only for undocumented high school seniors. Registration is open. Students can find more info and register on our website. 

When: Friday, September 8th from 6:00 PM CDT  to 8:00 PM CDT

Where: LUPE San Juan 1601 US-83 BUS, San Juan, TX 78589

Who: Carla Ocadiz, Education Equity Specialist is the instructor this friday at the LUPE San Juan office as she will be providing students information on the day’s session 

Visuals: A presentation will be given to students, focusing on teaching them how to prepare for upcoming college applications and emphasizing the importance of being prepared.

Due to students and the topics presented  we wish to create a comfortable learning session for those interested in their pursuit of their educational aspirations. Media will not be allowed at the session, but interviews with Carla are available days prior or before the session. 

To arrange virtual or in person interviews with our Education Equity Specialist, Carla Ocadiz contact Ramiro Gonzalez, LUPE Communications Coordinator, at (956) 360-4277 or Interviews available in English and Spanish.


LUPE is a nonprofit organization that helps the community organize for and win a better quality of life. LUPE was founded in 1989 by farmworker and civil rights leaders Cesar E. Chavez and Dolores Huerta. We are a membership-based organization and our strength is found in the participation of our over eight thousand members.