Black Student Success Week returns to Peralta Community College District on April 25-29, 2022! Join us for a series of daily webinars by The Black Hour centered around improving the success of Black and African American students across California's community colleges.
Each webinar will be held from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm and will be followed by The After Party from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm, which will be a virtual discussion about the day's webinar topic.
To sign up for a particular webinar, click the registration link below. For updates and more information, follow Black Student Success Week at @cablackstudents on Twitter and Instagram.
Monday, April 25 – Beyond Mattering: Centering the Student Narrative
Black Student Success Week will open with welcoming remarks from U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Board of Governors President Pamela Haynes, California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley, and scholar Dr. Frank Harris. The Black Hour will include highlighted Black student success data presented by The RP Group and will conclude with a panel of students and faculty sharing an intergenerational conversation centering around the student narrative and moving beyond mattering. (Register Here)
Tuesday, April 26 – No Leaks: Securing the Pipeline for Black Student Success
Wednesday, April 27 – The Path to Transfer Success: A Clear Highway or a Traffic Jam
This webinar will focus on how we can improve support for student transfers from a California Community College to a CSU, UC, or HBCU. The Black Hour will open with a presentation from Dr. Darla Cooper of The RP Group, sharing data from the African American Transfer Tipping Point Study. A panel of administrators from California's three higher education systems as well as an HBCU will discuss the history of transfer for Black and African American students at each of their respective systems. The practitioner's perspective will also be explored by two transfer center directors/coordinators who will discuss their hands-on approach for supporting our Black and African American students with their transfer goals. Finally, we will conclude with a testimonial from a student, who will share their transfer experience and what was instrumental in their bachelor's degree completion. (Register Here)
Thursday, April 28 – Transforming Black Student Success through Courageous State Leadership