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Gladys Calderon

Gladys Calderon (SHE/HER/ELLA)

Assistant Director, International Student Services & Cultural Engagement
(562) 860-2451 ext. 2358

Gladys Calderon is the Assistant Director for the Equity Center and the UndocuFalcon Scholars Program. Gladys earned a BA in Political Science with a minor in Migration Studies from UC San Diego and later completed an MS in Higher Education Leadership & Student Development from California Baptist University. Gladys is passionate about providing student-centered services and hopes to create a space where all feel welcomed and capable, exactly as they come.

Alejandro Beltran

Alejandro beltran Cortez (he/him/EL)

Student Services Support 
(562) 860-2451 ext. 2045

Alejandro Beltran Cortez (He/Him/El) self-identifies as UndocuQueer. He graduated from Cerritos College in 2018 with an AA in Geography and transferred to CSU Long Beach where he graduated with a BA in Geography in 2020. Soon after, he began his master’s program and will be finishing the program spring 2023. Alejandro is passionate about academic research and has worked in various multidisciplinary undergraduate research projects. His research interests focus primarily on the impacts of neoliberal policies and transnational capitalism on migration. He is an immigrants’ rights advocate and has volunteered with non-profit organizations like Al Otro Lado. Currently, As the Research Fellow at CSULB’s Dream Success Center Alejandro and his team developed a model for UndocuAlly trainings with the purpose to improve the undocumented student experience. His goal is to pursue a PhD in Political Science.

Dr. Lui Amador

Dr. Lui Amador (he/him/his)

Dean of Student Equity and Success

Dr. Lui Amador serves as the Dean of Student Equity and Success at Cerritos College. He is proud to work with the Equity Center team and to serve our undocu students. Dr. Amador received his Bachelors in Politics from UC Santa Cruz, a Master’s degree in Cultural Studies from Claremont Graduate University, and a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from California State University, Long Beach. Lui enjoys having adventures with his wife and children, and the head of the family, their cat Mufasa.