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Black Student Success Week

Studying Success


The Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL)
The Community College Equity Assessment Lab (CCEAL) is a national research laboratory under the Interwork Institute at San Diego State University. They help community colleges surface and assess challenges to equity-centered institutional effectiveness, as well as develop problem-solving strategies and solutions.

The Black Minds Matter Coalition
The Black Minds Matter Coalition is a community of educational scholars, educators and leaders that actively seek to improve the experience of Black children and youth in school. BMMC has an intentional focus on the disproportionate use of exclusionary discipline (e.g., expulsions, suspensions, seclusions, restraints) against Black students of all genders.

Advancing Black Student Success and Elevating Black Excellence                 
The California State University (CSU) Chancellor’s Strategic Workgroup on Black Student Success Report

Riverside County African American Achievement Initiative (RCAAAI)
RCAAAI was founded in 2013 by then-Riverside County Superintendent of Schools Kenneth M. Young to ensure that all African-American students in Riverside County achieve the levels of academic achievement necessary to graduate from high school well prepared for college and the workforce.

2023 State of the Black I.E. - U.C. Riverside Center for Social Innovation
The narrative underpinning the data regarding the Black community in the Inland Empire (IE) points to a journey of mixed outcomes, reflecting a community on the ascent in certain aspects, yet facing systemic barriers in others. While sectors like education, income in Riverside County, and civic engagement display promising upward mobility and increased engagement, other areas, notably health, income in San Bernardino County, and justice, expose systemic challenges that pose substantial roadblocks to equity and progress.