Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Presented by: Ifeoma Amah, Ph.D., Director of Peer Learning, UCLA; Jonli Tunstall, Ph.D., Director of the VIP Scholars Program and Summer Programs, UCLA; Ashley Williams, M.Ed.; Assistant Director of the VIP Scholars Program, UCLA; Markeith Royster, Ed.D., Community Director, UCLA Educators and programs alike are challenged with developing strategies that prepare African American students in California to not only become college-ready, but also prepare them for college success. Increasing African American College Access […]

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Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Join Cal-SOAP Los Angeles to learn how high school students can begin preparing to fulfill their post-secondary goals. They will discuss financial aid opportunities, as well as explore college resources available to first generation students. A panel of current college students will discuss their experiences navigating higher education. This breakout session will take place on November 21, 2019 at the Alliance Summit & Excellence In Parent Engagement Awards at the Millennium Biltmore in […]

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  Alliance 2019 Breakout Session Presented by: Dr. Mayra A. Lara, Senior Practice Associate, The Education Trust – West; and Mark LeNoir, Assistant Superintendent, Val Verde Unified School District  Less than half of California twelfth grade students and only 39 percent of low-income students graduate having completed the courses required for admission to a UC or CSU. Additionally, 4 out of 10 Latinx, Black, and Pacific Islander 3 out of 10 Native American 1 in 10 […]

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