African American Regional Educational Alliances

The African American Regional Educational Alliances' (AAREA) mission is to develop collaborative educational services and professional development opportunities that result in improved academic proficiency and college readiness of African American students – to emerge, sustain, and grow a regional collaborative network that designs and implements innovative educational services targeting the needs of African- American youth and their families.

AAREA is a California 501c3 Non-Profit organization dedicated to:

  • Building the capacity of education service providers to access, interface, and collaborate with public and private organizations that have a demonstrated history of success working with African-American youth and their families. 
  • Increasing levels of African-American involvement in school sites.
  • Building the capacity of African-American families to support efforts which result in their child being able to enroll into a college/university, and to attain the resources to finance their higher education experience.
  • Inform community efforts to advocate for the needs of African- American youth.