My Brother's Keeper: Plotting the Path through HBCUs for African-America Males

Date: 
August 1, 2015 - 9:00 AM
Location: 
3400 Beatties Ford Rd. Charlotte, NC 28216 (Friendship Missionary Baptist Church)
Registration Deadline: 
No registration required
The White House Initiative on HBCUs in partnership with the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation and The Urban Education Collaborative at UNC Charlotte present HBCUs 2020: Plotting the Path through HBCUs for African American males. This session will bring together students, educators, policy makers and those interested in the advancement of African American males to discuss key policy and strategies for increasing their college value, access and opportunity. The goal is to promote the academic success of Black males at HBCUs through leadership, scholarship and provide information and guidance on federal support programs and offerings. - See more at: https://thecollaborative.uncc.edu/events#sthash.iTulmMmz.dpuf

The White House Initiative on HBCUs, Urban Education Collaborative at UNC Charlotte, and several national and local alliances for Black School Educators are proud to host the public forum, My Brother's Keeper: Plotting the Path through HBCUs for African-American Males, to discuss the unique and specific needs of African American male students on their journeys of higher education. We eagerly invite you to join and help bring the voice of the community into the converstation on key policies and strategies for increasing college value, access and opportunity. The goal is to promote the academic success of Black males at HBCUs through leadership, scholarship and provide information and guidance on federal support programs and offerings.

Featured Speakers:

Dr. Ivory Toldson, Deputy Director, White House, HBCU Initiative

Dr. Chance Lewis, Directorty of Urban Education Collaborative, UNC Charlotte

*Panelists include many other distinguished professionals.