Oportunidades Rumbo A La Educación (ORALE)

ORALE, which stands for Oportunidades Rumbo A La Educación, is a program presented by Movimiento Estudiantil ChicanX de Aztlan (MEChA) in support of the LatinX community at UC Santa Cruz. ORALE focuses on the LatinX experience at UC Santa Cruz. The program consists of workshops that educate the students about important aspects of college life, such as student resources, financial aid, academic support, etc.

If you are interested in attending, or if you have questions about ORALE, please e-mailoralemecha2016@gmail.com

In your e-mail, be sure to include the following information: name, telephone number, address, name of school, and grade level.

Oportunidades Rumbo A La Educación (ORALE) Coordinating Team:


  • Brenda Gutierrez Ramirez
  • Kevin Sarabia
  • Miriam Medina

Registration for ORALE

Oportunidades Rumbo A La Educacion is presented by Movimiento Estudianti ChicanX de Aztlan (MEChA) in support of the ChicanX/LatinX community at UC Santa Cruz. ORALE is a 3-day program that focuses on the ChicanX/LatinX experience at UCSC while providing already admitted students with workshops about important aspects of college life such as student resources and financial aid. “X” at the end of the word of LatinX/ChicanX addresses gender neutrality.
Participants will not be selected based on grammar. However, we would appreciate if you could write formally. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

**Submitting the registration form does not guarantee admission into the program. You will receive a confirmation email and/or phone call with further details. Please be aware that space is limited so students will be selected based on the program criteria.

Applicants will have to fill out an application which will be sent to selected under resourced and underrepresented Latinx/Chicanx communities across California.

All of the information asked is kept confidential between Engaging Education and the Coordinators of ORALE.

Contact us at oralemecha2017@gmail.com for questions.