Entries by Yeny Cardona

Impact of DACA: Miguel’s Story

The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Program also known as DACA was created by the Obama Administration back in 2012. DACA protects certain young undocumented immigrants from deportation and allows them to be eligible for work authorizations. Many DACA recipients came to the United States at an early age for better stability in their lives. […]

July Event Calendar

Hello and Happy July! Check out what we have going on for the month of July. For any questions, reference the point of contact for the specific event.

June Event Calendar

Time is flying and summer is already coming up this month! Make sure to check out some of our events for this month of June. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. 

Creating Opportunities: The Story of Carlos Rivera

Carlos Rivera was born in Michoacán, Mexico but now resides in Walnut Grove, CA. He is married and has three lovely children. Most of Carlos’ employment has been in the Farm work industry. He was the sole provider in his household at the time of his enrollment and was having financial difficulties which is why […]

April Event Calendar

Spring is officially here! Make sure to check out what events we have going on here at CHD in the month of April. For any questions, please feel free to contact us.

CHD Staff Member Spotlight: Jaswinder Sandhu

“I am thankful that CHDC recognized my hard work over these past 17+ years and I am eager to demonstrate my capability in my new role. I am able to work with more sites and interact with more people. I really enjoy speaking with tenants at all the sites as well. It is such a […]

A View into Esmeralda’s Life

Esmeralda came to CHD looking for an opportunity to better assist her mom. Esmeralda’s mom is a farmworker, she specifically works in the grape fields. As the second oldest sibling, Esmeralda felt helpless and sad to see her mother get up early in the morning with freezing temperatures. The struggles weren’t better during the hot […]