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Yajaira Gonzalez

She/her/ella Dreamer's Pathway Scholarship Program Coordinator, University of Nebraska at Omaha

Yajaira Gonzalez has dedicated her professional career to public service as an immigrant and DREAMer through community organizing, public advocacy, and higher education in Nebraska’s nonprofit community. During her professional tenure, she led state-wide efforts for two legislative bills in Nebraska for DREAMers and undocumented students' driver’s licenses and professional licenses. Currently in higher education, Yajaira loves working one on one with students, teaching inside the classroom, and working on undocumented student programming to build a university culture of validation, mattering, and a sense of belonging for all DREAMer students.

Email Address ygonzalez@unomaha.edu
LinkedIn LinkedIn Profile https://www.linkedin.com/in/sgonzay/
State Nebraska
Webpage https://www.unomaha.edu/student-life/achievement/academic-and-career-development-center/dreamers-pathway.php
Main area of practice
  • Academic Advising/Support
  • College Access
  • Financial Aid/Funding
  • Student Services/Co-Curricular
  • Undoc Student Center/Liaison
Specializes in These Areas
  • Latinx
  • First-Generation
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI)
  • Activism
Aspirations for this online directory
I'm open to... Networking, Mentoring, Consulting for a fee, Provide a service