ELAC To Take Part in Statewide CCC Black Student Success WeekPosted: Apr/21/2021 2:53 PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2021
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Kevin Jimenez, Public Information Officer
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MONTEREY PARK, CA – All ELAC faculty, staff and students are invited to participate in the Black Student Success Week, April 26-30, 2021. This year’s week includes a daily webinar series called The Black Hour. Throughout the week, webinars will share approaches and insights for improving student success among Black and African American students at California’s community colleges (CCC). Webinars will be held from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. and are open to California Community College administrators, staff, faculty, practitioners, and students.
Black Student Success Week is organized in collaboration with many organizations. As we close out DEI Awareness Month, we encourage you to join us next week in supporting our Black students and register for a webinar as well as plan to meet with your legislators for our virtual advocacy day on Thursday, April 29th. Webinar topics and registration links are listed below. Attached is a flyer to your share with your colleagues. For questions about the virtual advocacy day, please contact Katrina Linden at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY, APRIL 26 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Follow the Money: Unapologetically Supporting Black Students
TUESDAY, APRIL 27 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The ADT Journey for African American Students
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Equity and Black Representation in Higher Education Leadership
THURSDAY, APRIL 29 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
A Legislative Briefing: Actively Advocating for Black Student Success
FRIDAY, APRIL 30 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
The Cost of Freedom: “Speaking Up to Diversify the Faculty Ranks”
To order a shirt to support this week’s efforts, click here. If you have already purchased and received your shirt, take a picture of you wearing your shirt and tag @cablackstudents on Twitter and Instagram.
Lastly, click here to download the Zoom background.
Any ELAC specific questions can be directed towards Dean Vanessa Ochoa at email@example.com.