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.