09/06/19 SF Hosts 20th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities Fair

SF Hosts 20th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities Fair

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WHAT 

 Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews and Mayor London Breed will join students at the 20th Annual Historically Black Colleges & Universities Enrollment Fair.  Students can speak with recruiters from over 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and some will receive "on the spot" admissions to selected colleges and scholarships. 

WHEN 

Monday, September 9 / 4 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

 

WHERE 

 San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place

North Light Court Room 

WHY 

SFUSD wants every student to be ready to succeed in the 21st century, which includes providing opportunities for students to learn about and apply to colleges and universities. In past years SFUSD students accepted to an array of HBCUs have graduated and returned to San Francisco to work as teachers, social workers, probation officers, scientists, computer developers and businesspersons. 

 

WHO 

Superintendent Dr. Vincent Matthews

Mayor London Breed

Representatives from over 30 Historically Black Colleges and Universities

Students and families

 

AUDIO/VISUAL 

Students speaking with college recruiters, and remarks from Superintendent Matthews and Mayor Breed. 


ABOUT HBCU FAIR 

This annual event is hosted by SFUSD, the San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators, Opportunities for All, the SF Human Rights Commission, the African American Achievement and Leadership Initiative, and Black to the Future, in partnership with the United College Action Network, Inc. (U-CAN). U-CAN is a nonprofit that provides leadership services and college preparation assistance to students desiring to enroll in four-year postsecondary colleges, with a focus on admissions to over 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities.


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