KAGC Student Spotlight: Katie, UCSD

I learned that my sense of belonging to this community or self-confidence does not depend on my English proficiency. Regardless of my immigration status, as long as I’m here, I am just as much of an active stakeholder of my community and have a right to be part of the conversation, too.

Katie at the 2020 KAGC U Leadership Summit
Katie and her father at a National Park in California
Katie on International Day at her high school in California
Katie on Capitol steps during the 2020 KAGC U Leadership Summit
Katie and students from California ran into Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez while visiting congressional offices during the 2020 KAGC U Leadership Summit
Katie reflecting on her stepping out of the comfort zone with the support of her peers at the end of the 2020 KAGC U Leadership Summit

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