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Your Premier College-Career-Community-Connection!™

(Ages 12 to 21 - Come Dressed For Success.)

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Laney College Theatre
900 Fallon S
Oakland, California 94607

Get and stay college, career and community ready!
For Breakfast and Lunch Register By October 16, 2017

2017 Schedule-At-A-Glance

(Pre-register to win prizes, school supplies and $$$ for your school or organization.)

Students can:

  • Explore a roadmap for staying on-track for college and post secondary success

  • Speak with representatives from colleges, universities, skill trades, military...

  • Get feedback on resumes, courses and grades!

  • Talk to representatives from large corporations, small businesses, entrepreneurs, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations!

  • Have access to information on financial aid, and scholarships!

  • Hone their leadership skills!

  • Learn ways to make a difference in their community!

  • Receive credit for participating!

Parents can:

  • Explore a roadmap for keeping their child on track in college and positive postsecondary experiences. 

  • Attend workshops for helping their children be successful in school, in their
    community and in the workplace.

  • Get information on colleges and scholarships for their child

  • Speak with representatives from colleges, universities and businesses 

Educators can:

  • Use the conference as an opportunity to give students community hours.

  • Have a venue for helping their students stay on track for college. 

  • Provide students access to information on the requirements for well-paying craft and trade jobs.

  • Help students connect with representatives from large corporations, small businesses, entrepreneurs, public agencies, and nonprofit organizations.

  • Aid students in accessing information on colleges and scholarships.

2016 Participating Organizations!

               Air Force ROTC
               Alameda County Registar of Voters
               College of Alameda
               Citizen's Police Review Board
               Civic Pride, Inc
               College Awareness Program
               College of Marin
               Communty Trust
               DCA: Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education
               East Bay Consortium
               East Bay Regional Park District
               Expression College

               California Maritime Academy & ACE Mentoring Program 

              Holy Names University

              Internal Revenue Service

              Merritt College

              Mills College

              Oakland Fire Department

             Oakland Police Department

OPL: Teen Services

Pacific Gas & Electric

Pact, Inc.

Peralta Community College District

McDonald's USA, LLC

Samuel Merritt University

Stanford University
Student Jewelry Club

County of Alameda Information Tech Dept.
U.S. Marines

University of the Pacific

Upward Bound