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High Achieving Black And Latino Males Challenge Perceptions On Campus

CHAS hosts 11th Annual Black and Latino Male Conference in Worcester, MA

PRLog - Nov. 16, 2011 - HARTFORD, Conn. -- The Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS) is pleased to present its 11th Annual Black and Latino Males Conference in Worcester, MA and on the campus of the College of the Holy Cross.  Both the Black and Latino male populations are consistently identified as the most likely to encounter difficulties and express dissatisfaction during their undergraduate experience.  CHAS, in conjunction with its 25 Member Institutions, are dedicated to promoting high achievement, personal empowerment, and increasing leadership skills among Black and Latino males.  
This innovative conference is designed to provide a safe space for Black and Latino males to network, learn best practices from faculty and administrators, and constructively discuss issues they face as an underrepresented student.  Featured speakers for this year’s event include noted educator, speaker and author:  Dr. Steve Perry, Principal, Capital Preparatory Academy; and race/ethnicity, gender and sexuality scholar:  Dr. Anthony Ocampo, Assistant Professor of Sociology, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona.
Founded in 2000, the Consortium on High Achievement and Success (CHAS) is composed of 25 selective liberal arts colleges and small universities dedicated to promoting high achievement, leadership and personal satisfaction of students on member campuses, with a focus on promoting success among students of color. CHAS develops programs to engage the whole student academically, socially and culturally. CHAS is supported by its members and is hosted by Trinity College in Hartford, Connecticut.

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