BDRC Staff pose for a group photo
Undocumented Students Services

Our Staff

Main Staff

Mecir A. Ureta Rivera
He/Him/His
Coordinator

 

Celina Navarro
She/Her/Ella
Graduate Intern

   

Leslie Montes Lucano
She/Her/Hers
UndocuSTEM Success Coordinator

 

Lia Cervantes
Transfer Specialist

 

Student Staff

Itzia Salinas

She/Her

Immigrant Justice Leader

Major: Architecture

Itzia Salinas

I am an Architecture major minoring in Fashion Merchandise and Women's Studies. I enjoy shopping & going to art stores. I also enjoy going to museums and different cities. I would never say no to sushi, Wing Stop, & enchiladas. I really enjoy watching rom-com movies. I joined the Undocumented Students Services at Cal Poly Pomona because I wanted to provide space and contribute to ideas to my community. I wanted to continue my advocacy efforts. I am responsible for the newsletter, and also the legal service assistant and liaison with students.

 

Andaiye C. McAndrew

She/Her

Immigrant Justice Leader

Major: Political Science

Andaiye McAndrew

Andaiye has worked for Undocumented Student Services as an Immigrant Justice Leader for two years but has served in the Center as a volunteer in different capacities since her sophomore year at Cal Poly Pomona. Andaiye is passionate about issues of diversity and inclusion and works to highlight her passions through serving the community at Undocumented Student Services. In her free time, she loves to spend time reading on the beach because it reminds her of her beautiful home in Belize.

 

Bertha A. Rivas Varela

She/Her/Hers

Immigrant Justice Leader

Major: International Business and Marketing

Bertha Rivas Varela

I enjoy enhancing my experiences because I believe that through learning we can become better people. I have gained experience through a series of internships/jobs and further explored my own career path by focusing on marketing by interning. I overall enjoy helping people especially students which is why I decided to work at the USS because I saw they are a welcoming community that provides services to students, creates workshops/events that guide the student through many problems and most importantly treats newcomers like family.


Cindy Lopez

She/Her/Hers

Immigrant Justice Leader

Major: Psychology

Cindy Lopez

I am a first generation college student, and also an ally for the undocumented community. I love to help students who are and are not documented build their voices in their communities, and to help them feel loved, supported, and valued. I have been fortunate in my involvement with immigrant rights movement by working at the Bronco Dreamer Resource Center (BDRC). At the Center, I am in charge of organizing and planning events and managing the schedules of the staff and volunteers.

  

Jean Cabrera

He/Him/El

Immigrant Justice Leader

Major: Kinesiology

Jean Cabrera

I am a first generation college student and the son of immigrants. Growing up in a Latinx household I've been taught that family is everything. Even though I was born here, I was raised in a mixed status family where I've seen the effects that ones legal status has on their ability to succeed in this country. The way I see it, I'm in the position where I have an obligation to fight along side the Undocumented community because its more than a community, it's my family.

 

Volunteers

Student volunteers pose in front of the Bronco Dreamers Center

Randell R. Monzon

He/Him/His

Volunteer

Major: Political Science

 

I am a Political Science major at CPP. Go Broncos! I enjoy adventuring out in new environments, volunteering in my community, and finding new activities to engage in. Previously, during my time in community college, I worked as a project specialist with the Dream Scholar Program at Irvine Valley College. Through this experience, I have been better able to acknowledge the issues that Dreamers and/or Undocumented students and their families face, and the possibilities that can be achieved in order to help support.

 

Kevin G. Palomo

They/Them

Volunteer

Major: Anthropology

My favorite hobby is language learning. I come from Guatemala, which is located in Central America. I joined the Undocumented Student Services because I found a community at the Bronco Dreamers Resource Center. At the Center I am responsible for maintaining a clean environment and providing help to students with the services provided at the BDRC.

 

Esmerai Sanchez

Elena M. Montalvo

She/Her/Hers

Volunteer

Major: Electrical Engineering

 

Yamyly Aldape

Yamyly L. Aldape

She/Her/Hers

Volunteer

Major: Political Science

  

Ruby Ramirez-Murillo

Ruby Ramirez-Murillo

She/Her/Hers

Volunteer

Major: Sociology Minor: Spanish

 

Jacqueline De La Cruz

Jaqueline De La Cruz

She/Her/Hers

Volunteer

Major: Spanish

 

Esmerai Sanchez

Esmerai Sanchez

She/Her/Hers

Volunteer

Major: Liberal Studies

 

Claudia Ocampo

She/Her/Hers

Volunteer

Major: Dietetics

 

Rojelio Muñoz

He/Him/His

Volunteer

Major: Sociology