Safe Space (Being Black in College)

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Join Black secondary school and higher education professionals for a casual conversation about what it’s really like Being Black in College.

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ACCEPT (a.k.a. Admissions Community Cultivating Equity & Peace Today) is following up this summer's popular Being Black in College webinar series with a fall series! Once again, the series is specifically curated to the needs and experiences Black high school students and the adults who support them. This 90-minute session will end with Q&A so attendees can ask questions specific to their own journeys to college.

Join Black secondary school and higher education professionals for a casual, no-agenda, nothing-off-topic conversation about what it’s really like Being Black in College. Ask us anything, and we’ll answer honestly! Be sure to join us live for this conversation because it won’t be recorded or posted.

This session will feature:

  • Kelli Emerson: Academic Advisor at Lee College (TX) in TRIO Student Support Services
  • Dr. Diane Graves: Child Clinical Psychologist & Associate Professor of Psychology and Counseling at Hood College (MD)
  • Sophia Bazile: Coach, Counselor, & Founder of Futures Literate Youth and Professionals (Bali, Indonesia)

To save your spot, click the green "Register" button (above) on this page. This webinar is free and open to all Black high school students and the adults supporting them, so please share with friends and family. Also, be sure to check out other webinars in ACCEPT's Being Black in College Fall Webinar Series. We welcome you joining any and all of them.

Administrative support for Being Black in College is provided by Collegewise. Check out Runway, their free series of college planning resources for high school seniors as well as parents, educators and younger students. And for even more free advice on applying to college, check out out their blog Wiser Notes and podcast Get Wise: College Admissions Explained.

Thanks for reading, and we're excited to see you soon!


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As educational gatekeepers, college admissions professionals hold the most responsibility in removing barriers to post-secondary education; everyone in this work has a role to play.

ACCEPT empowers college admissions professionals who seek to center anti-racism, equity and justice in our work and communities.

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