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HEFAS at De Anza

HEFAS (Higher Education for AB 540 Students) is an institutional and educational program that provides free services, reduces financial stress and creates a safe space for all with an emphasis on students with an undocumented or AB 540 students.

HEFAS bannerWe're dedicated to empowering students, building leaders, promoting social justice, and advocating for higher education. Our vision is to give students, parents, educators, and community members the tools to help students with an undocumented or AB 540 status reach higher education regardless of the barriers that may exist.

HEFAS provides free services such as

  • Printing
  • Textbook and calculator rentals
  • Testing materials
  • Educational workshops

And easy access to

  • Scholarship and financial aid information
  • Computers
  • Counselors
  • Peer mentors and tutors
  • Information on legislation and policy issues

Read more about HEFAS in the La Voz News archives.

 

"My favorite thing about HEFAS is just knowing it exists, and that if I refer a student to HEFAS there will be a safe and supportive environment welcoming them! Also, the student interns are super friendly and personable; plus always down to support wider campus events."

- Melecia Navarro, De Anza alum and EOPS Program Coordinator

HEFAS students

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Immigration Facts

  • 11.2 million undocumented immigrants of all ages live in the US

  • 1.8 million undocumented children under the age of 18 live in the US

  • 65,000 undocumented students graduate high school every year

  • Only 7,000-13,000 undocumented students enroll in college throughout the US

  • An estimated 3,000-5,000 undocumented students are enrolled in college in CA

Our Supporters

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Questions? We're Here to Help!


CONTACT US

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           (408) 864-5559    

ab540hefas@gmail.com 

East Cottage (Next to the Flint Center)


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