STORIES OF YOUNG WOMEN IMMIGRANTS [Sessions 1 and 2]
This workshop will shed light on why people immigrate and their circumstances once they arrive. We will consider how we can ensure that our immigration policy is just and fair according to God’s calling.
Adriana Mondragon grew up in an inner city Santa Ana neighborhood known as Minnie Street. She earned her B.A. degree in Psychology from Biola University and went on to receive an M.A. in Psychology, emphasis in Marriage-Family Therapy, from Chapman University. She has been at the forefront of creating and implementing a unique family support program, Mano a Mano (Hand to Hand), for the families in at-risk neighborhoods in Santa Ana.
Norma Galeana is an active member of First Presbyterian Church of Santa Ana, where she serves as an active Elder and part of the youth ministry team. She has served in the youth ministry for six years. Norma came to the United States when she was six years old and graduated from UCI in 2007 with a B.A. in Sociology. Currently, she is a program leader at Kidworks and truly enjoys her job where God is using her to make a difference in the children lives.