Mariposas Poderosas is a weekly program at WSU Pullman that begins in the fall semester and continues throughout the year. The program uses a workbook created by the WSU Psychology Department and Undocumented Initiatives to help students learn the meaning and value of three pillars of resilience: hope for the future, emotional openness, and social support. Through this program, students will evaluate and build on their resiliency skills. At these sessions, which take place at the Undocumented Student Center (Compton Union Building 421), students have the chance to share a meal, socialize, and work through the Mariposas Poderosas exercises as a group. If you are interested in joining the program, please contact the Undocumented Initiatives Student Ambassador, Itzia Mejia Barragan at

We also provide training to institutions that want to bring Mariposas Poderosas to their campus. Learn more about training opportunities.