About us


The UCRC opened in 2018 of March to help Undocumented students and other Immigrant students to navigate through college. The Center is committed to helping students find the resources they need to meet their academic and career goals. Community is important to us so we want everyone to feel welcome here at the UCRC.

The Center focuses on Academic Counseling, Mental Health advocacy and Legal Services Referrals. As well as resources for students like partnering with organizations such as:

View our Partnerships on our resource page click here


Meet The UCRC Team


Carolina Martinez

Carolina Martinez is one of the founders of the Undocumented Community Resource Center (U.C.R.Center) Carolina Martinez was born and raised in Mazatlán, Mexico. Ms. Martinez moved to the United States 14 years ago with the dream of securing a better future for herself and her family. Supporting her family economically and emotionally is what motivates her to get up every day, while studying hard and working for her Undocumented Community. Ms. Martinez was granted five years ago with a U-visa and currently has her Permanent Resident (Green Card). Ms. Martinez thinks that every person has the right to the same opportunities. She expresses her Mexican roots through Mexican folk dancing and is proud to say that dance is her most powerful form of expression.

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Esther Cuan 

My name is Esther Cuan and I have worked at the Undocumented Community Center for 1 year and a half, this far as the Logistics Advisor. I decided to start volunteering at the UCRC because I am very interested in being the best ally to the undocumented people in my community.  

U.C.R.C. Logistics Advisor

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Berkeley City College Transfer Student

AA-T Business Administration and Sociology


Nash Gutierrez

Greetings I am Nash Gutierrez a first generation college student, I grew up in the San Pablo-Richmond area. I used to be a Graphic Design major but I recently changed to Illustration. My passion is art and I like to help my community when I can. I have now been working at the UCRC for a year as a Designer and as well as in Communications. 

U.C.R.C.  Communications and Design

Pronouns: She/Her/Ella

Berkeley City College Transfer Student

AA-T Art-Studio (Illustration)




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