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Alternate Phone: 831.786.4724
Office Hours: M, Th & Friday’s in Aptos 8:00am-5:00pm

T & W in Watsonville 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: 6500 Soquel Drive Bldg 100/Office 104
Alternate Location: A123, Student Resource Center(Wasonville)

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Adela Naranjo-Bernabe
DREAM Resource Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator

BA, MA, PPS & LPCC
With Cabrillo College since 2014

After immigrating from Mexico at the age of 3, Adela has resided in the City of Watsonville. Adela was raised in a house of six children. After growing up as a migrant child, her elementary years inspired her to make a difference. Adela attended several local schools including Watsonville High & Cabrillo College. Through hard work, resiliency, and her fathers encouraging word, “La educación es algo que nadie te puede quitar.” She rekindled her desire to continue to make a difference. Adela has taught within the Pajaro Valley School District. As a former first-generation undocumented student from a minoritized community, she is very fortunate to assist undocumented students in their pursuit of a higher education. Her current role as DREAM Resource Program Coordinator allows her to remind students that they too can go to school. According to the CliftonStrengths Assessment, Adela’s top ten talents are: (1) achiever, (2) empathy, (3) developer, (4) restorative, (5) includer, (6) learner, (7) responsibility, (8) discipline, (9) harmony, and (10) positivity.Values in Action (VIA) Survey are:(1) perseverance, (2) fairness, (3) humility, (4) perspective, (5) social intelligence, (6) honesty, and (7) kindness. In essence, Adela considers herself to be a collaborative engineer of diversity, equity, and inclusion Adela is also a proud mommy of a beautiful boy, Carlitos.

Email: adnaranj@cabrillo.edu

Check out our Dream Resource Webcite for additional resources: https://www.cabrillo.edu/services/equity/dreamers.html

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