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October 2019

Equity in Higher Ed Admissions: A Conversation with UPenn

October 1, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
The California Endowment, Suite C, 1000 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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A conversation with University of Pennsylvania's Maria Gaston, Associate Director, Office of Undergraduate Admissions. As we enter this year's college application season, SoCal CAN invites member programs to learn about the latest strategies and opportunities offered by highly-selective institutions to support low-income, first-generation students. Led by Maria Gaston, Associate Director of Marketing & Communications at the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, this session will provide an overview of opportunities for students seeking admission at UPenn and similar selective institutions and will…

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November 2019

Beyond the Rhetoric: Eradicating Achievement & Equity Gaps for Males of Color

November 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Co-hosted by California State University's Young Males of Color Consortium, California Community Foundation Los Angeles Scholars Investment Fund (LASIF), and SoCal College Access Network. Full event registration, accommodation, and program details to follow. SoCal CAN invites all members to participate in the next Young Men of Color convening on November 6, 2019. Building on the previous two years of our Young Men of Color Action Community, this full-day event will be a truly collaborative, action-oriented forum designed to bring together…

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March 2020

College Success and Career Readiness: Roundtable Discussion

March 5, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The California Endowment, Suite B, 1000 N. Alameda Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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SoCal CAN and Ready To Succeed invite members to participate in a practitioner dialogue focused on identifying resources and sharing strategies for effective college success and career readiness programs. Participants will have the opportunity to connect with fellow practitioners in a collaborative environment, reflect on organizational learnings, and benefit from a knowledge-sharing environment. Space is limited. RSVP today to confirm your attendance.

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*POSTPONED* SoCal CAN Quarterly Membership Meeting

March 26, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Bank of America B-C, 350 South Bixel St.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
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Join us for SoCal CAN's first Quarterly Membership Meeting of 2020! SoCal CAN's next Quarterly Membership Meeting will center around the topics of race, equity language, and inclusion. Through presentation, facilitation, and discussion, participants will have the opportunity to gain awareness and develop skills to support their programs and organizations as a whole. Lunch will be served from 12 PM - 1 PM. More info coming soon - RSVP today to reserve your seat!

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November 2020

SoCal CAN Membership Meeting

November 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We are thrilled to announce our two esteemed guests for our quarterly meeting! Darla Howell, 2020 graduate of Occidental College and current NYU and Fulbright fellow, will be sharing her film "Being Black at Oxy." The screening will be followed with a discussion about what we can do to support and advocate with our Black students for institutional change. Dr. Torie Weiston-Serdan, student-centric educator and author of Critical Mentoring, will be sharing her insights on what it means/looks like/takes to…

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