Equity Conferences 

2018 Conferences

The Education Trust - West's Education Equity Forum 2018 - Bright Spots: Prioritizing Equity in School Improvement and Student Success Eforts

Sheraton Grand Hotel Sacramento

Thursday, September 13th


Ed Trust—West’s Education Equity Forum 2018 will give school and district leadership teams as well as higher education administrators and practitioners an opportunity to converse, connect, and collaborate. Attendees will learn about new and best practices for supporting students, strengthening our schools and colleges, and closing opportunity and achievement gaps.

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Strengthening Student Success Conference (Registration is Closed)

Through professional and leadership development, technical assistance, research, and evaluation services, the RP Group strengthens the ability of California Community Colleges to discover and undertake high-quality research, planning, and assessments that improve evidence-based decision making, institutional effectiveness, and success for all students.

October 3-5, 2018
Hyatt Regency
Garden Grove, CA



The 2nd Annual CABSE Conference

The ​mission ​of ​California ​Association ​of ​Black ​School ​Educators ​(CABSE) ​is ​to ​expand ​the ​PK-14 ​educational ​opportunities ​available ​to ​all ​students ​in ​California, ​with ​an ​emphasis ​on ​the ​under-represented ​and ​under-served ​black ​students, ​by ​enacting ​policies ​that ​will ​strengthen ​student ​performance ​while ​bolstering ​opportunities ​for ​college ​and ​career ​readiness, ​to ​ensure ​competency ​and ​lifelong ​success.

The ​primary ​focus ​of ​our ​convening ​will ​be ​for ​School ​District ​and ​Charter ​School ​teams, ​including ​Community ​College ​partners, ​to ​explore ​educational ​equity ​for ​College ​and ​Career ​Readiness ​through ​Dual ​Enrollment ​and ​Career ​Technical ​Education ​programs.


October 18-20, 2018

US Grant Hotel

San Diego, CA



EQUITY SUMMIT at Skyline College (Registration is Closed)

Friday, November 2, 2018

8 : 3 0 A . M . - 4 : 3 0 P . M .

Skyline College Theater, Building 1 

The Equity Summit at Skyline College is an opportunity for educators, practitioners and community members throughout the region to engage in a teaching and learning experience focused on educational equity. 

The Summit will include a series of experiences, including equity talks and plenary sessions that engage in topics such as equity in STEM education, the consciousness gap in education, art and social justice.

This event is free.  For more information, please rsvp: Skyline Equity Summit                   


2019 Conferences 

National Student Leadership Diversity Convention

The National Student Leadership Diversity Convention is the largest national gathering of student leaders and campus based advisors to address the most critical topics of diversity and social justice challenging our campuses today. Through experiential workshops, keynote sessions, and round table discussions teams of students will explore various elements of diversity and how they affect themselves and their campuses. During the conference students will be led through facilitated workshops to develop a Campus Action Plan for a program or event that the teams selects to work on together on in order to bring back a piece of the NSLDC experience to their own campuses.

This is a Student Professional Development/Leadership Opportunity. 


San Francisco Diversity Conference
San Francisco State University
February 8-9, 2019
San Francisco, CA



A2MEND: 12th Annual African American Male Summit

"Protecting our Throne: Building on Black Identity To Create Academic Success"

Thursday and Friday, March 7-8, 2019 (Conference Activities through 3/8/19)

Hyatt Regency Los Angeles International Airport
6225 West Century Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Registration Information: Available Mid-November 



HAAS Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society

The Othering & Belonging Conferences are dynamic and uniquely curated events which aim to elevate work nationally and globally in Othering and Belonging, a critical lens for defining structural exclusion and inclusion, and an analytical and applied framework which we can use to design and advance institutions, narratives, and policies that support a more inclusive “we.” Othering & Belonging is organized by the Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society at UC Berkeley and a diverse network of partners and people rooted in a common cause to realize a more fair and just society where all belong. 

Othering and Belonging Conference
Oakland Marriott City Center
April 8-10, 2019
Oakland, CA
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