External Resources

Below are various local, state, and national resources to support our campus community.

Land Recognition

Association of Ramaytush Ohlone

The Association of Ramaytush Ohlone (ARO) is an Indigenous-led non-profit organization dedicated to building an empowered Ohlone community, to revitalizing Ohlone traditions and knowledge, and to restoring, protecting, and preserving the native ecology.

Sogorea Te’ Land Trust

The Sogorea Te’ Land Trust is an urban Indigenous women-led land trust based in the San Francisco Bay Area that facilitates the return of Indigenous land to Indigenous people.

Supporting Undocumented Persons

Immigrants Rising

Immigrants Rising is a bay area non-profit organization that provides resources and support for undocumented students pursing education. They provide free immigration legal intake, a California in-state tuition tool, and several updates, guides, and additional resources for educators.

Local Sanctuary Parishes

In October 2017, sister parishes St. Ignatius and St. Agnes released a Joint Statement on Sanctuary. St. Ignatius is located adjacent to USF’s hilltop campus and St. Agnes is located on Masonic Ave. off of Oak St., a few blocks away from USF’s hilltop campus.

SF Rapid Response Network

The San Francisco Rapid Response Network is a collaboration between San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network (SFILEN) and the San Francisco Immigrant Legal Defense Collaborative (SFILDC).  They have organized and implemented this system to respond to the heightened enforcement actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Learn more about the SF Rapid Response Network

NASPA Careers in Student Affairs Webinar: Supporting Undocumented Students in Higher Education

President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) Program benefited over 800,000 young Americans across academic institutions of higher learning and the U.S. workforce. Yet since it was cut in the fall of 2017, “DACAmented” youth have become even more vulnerable to deportation. In this webinar, Vice Provost Wardell-Ghirarduzzi and Flavio Bravo '19 demonstrate how staff and administrators at universities nationwide can increase institutional awareness and lead university-wide scholarship initiatives to support undocumented students who do not qualify for federal financial aid despite demonstrating high financial need.

Watch the full webinar

Supporting Trans*, Gender Non-Conforming, and Gender Non-Binary Persons

Trans Allyship Workbook: Building Skills to Support Trans People in Our Lives

The Trans Allyship Workbook offers over 100 pages of education and practice activities. This workbook is available for purchase on a sliding scale and available in an electronic and hard copy.

Learn more about the workbook

Trans Student Educational Resources

Trans Student Educational Resources is a youth-led organization dedicated to transforming the educational environment for trans and gender non-conforming students through advocacy and empowerment. 

SF LGBT Center

The mission of the SF LGBT Center is to connect diverse communities to opportunities, resources and each other to achieve a vision of a stronger, healthier, and more equitable world for LGBTQ people and allies.

Accessibility and Universal Access

Skin, Tooth, and Bone: The Basis of Movement is Our People

Skin, Tooth, and Bone: The Basis of Movement is Our People is a Disability Justice Primer based in the work of Patty Berne and Sins Invalid. The Disability Justice Primer offers concrete suggestions for moving beyond the socialization of ableism.

Learn more about this primer

Disability Visibility Project

The Disability Visibility Project is an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture.

This page was last updated on December 21, 2020. Issues with a link? Contact the Office of Antiracism, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at diversity@usfca.edu.