Congressman Panetta to address community about legislative efforts to protect DACA recipients

Publish Date: 
Oct 17, 2017

Hartnell College hosts Congressman Panetta to address community about legislative efforts to protect DACA recipients

SALINAS, Calif.   TomorrowWednesday, October 18, 2017, Hartnell Community College District welcomes Congressman Jimmy Panetta to main campus to provide an update on DACA This is part of the State’s DACA Advocacy Week set forth by the Chancellor’s Office in response to President Trump’s recent decision to rescind DACA. The media and the community at large are invited:

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Steinbeck Hall – Building C

411 Central Avenue

Salinas, CA 93901

Rep. Panetta will update the attendees on efforts that are underway in Washington D.C. to support legislation to benefit our DACA students.  This informational session will also address the progress made at a local level here at Hartnell College. 

Director of Special Programs and Mi CASA, Bronwyn Moreno as well as Immigration Lawyer, Magnolia Zarraga will continue the conversation to inform the DACA population of ways in which they can move on with or without a DACA program. A list of resources now available will also be a part of the offerings during the convening.

Hartnell Community College District – established in 1920

The Hartnell CCD serves over 17,000 students annually through its main campus in Salinas, the Alisal Campus in East Salinas, the King City Education Center, and various outreach learning centers throughout the Salinas Valley. Hartnell College, a Hispanic Serving Institution, provides associate degree and certificate programs, workforce training, courses in basic skills, and prepares students for transfer to four-year colleges and universities. Hartnell College is recognized for its innovative public and private partnerships that support world-class education for STEM, career technical education, fine and performing arts, humanities/social sciences, nursing/healthcare, and athletics. We are proud to be the winners of the 2015 Innovation Award for CSin3 – a Computer Science bachelor’s degree in three years.  We are growing leaders through opportunity, engagement, and achievement. For more about Hartnell CCD, visit