Upcoming Events


Summits on Educational Excellence for African Americans

Students at any age, birth through adulthood, deserve opportunities—opportunities afforded by a high-quality school experience that prepares them for careers with family sustaining wages and opportunities for advancement in the global 21st century workforce. The White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans and Ebony Magazine are proud to present, “The Summits on Educational Excellence for African Americans.”


  1. Raising awareness about the importance of investing in African American educational excellence to ensure African American students, schools, and communities are supported in learning and development opportunities beginning at birth;
  2. Highlighting individuals and organizations who are successfully supporting African American educational excellence;
  3. Supporting community engagement by creating opportunities for parents, grandparents, guardians and caring adults to increase the number of African American’s who graduate from high school prepared for future success.


June 25, 2015 (Register Here)
University of California, Los Angeles
California NanoSystems Institute Auditorium
1:00PM – 5:00PM

In collaboration with UCLA’s Sociology and African American Studies Departments, the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA and the Black Male Institute, this Summit will be a solutions-based forum to enable those in attendance to meaningfully contribute to African American educational excellence by supporting learning and development opportunities for African American students.

[If you require a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, i.e. sign-language interpreter, captioning services, Braille, large print or CD Rom, please contact no later than June 18, 2015.]