LIDIA VARGAS (She/Her/Ella) is currently a MSW student at Cal State University, Long Beach. She also received her undergraduate degree from Cal State Long Beach in Sociology and Chicano-Latino Studies with an emphasis in Global Migration Studies. Lidia was born in Honduras and came to the United States when she was 13 years old. Her personal experiences have shaped and motivated her passion to bring social justice to marginalized individuals, especially the immigrant community. Lidia has worked with unaccompanied undocumented minors for the past seven years and is passionate about bringing social change and empowering communities on a macro level.