Webinar – Implementation of Tuition Equity for Undocumented Students in Arizona

On June 7, 2023, the Presidents’ Alliance hosted a one-hour webinar on the Implementation of Tuition Equity for Undocumented Students in Arizona, co-sponsored by Aliento, National College Attainment Network (NCAN), TheDream.US, American Immigration Council, and Immigrants Rising.

Speakers took an in-depth look at the crucial role that colleges and universities can play to effectively implement tuition equity policies in Arizona and elsewhere.

The event included impacted students who shared their stories and discussed the importance and challenges in implementing Proposition 308. Lastly, we learned about the lessons learned in California and Illinois about the need for continued staff training, support, coordination.

You can watch a recording of the webinar below.


The resource folder can be found here.

Speakers included:

  • José Luis Cruz Rivera, President, Northern Arizona University
  • José Patiño, Vice President of Education & External Affairs, Aliento
  • Angel Palazuelos, College Student
  • Karen Velazquez, College Student,
  • Will Perez, Professor, School of Education, Loyola Marymount University
  • Tanya Cabrera, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Inclusion, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Miriam Feldblum, Executive Director, Presidents’ Alliance (Moderator)

Thank you to our co-sponsors!