The Black College Expo (BCE) will return once again to Oakland, celebrating 13 years of helping over 375,000 students get into college. The expo will take place on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Oakland Marriott City Center, with a Celebrity hosted Step Show from 3-5 p.m. The mission this year is to provide on-the-spot resources to help students and their families realize their dream of going to college and becoming successful students. A list of hot topic seminars will be presented to include, Hot Careers , Financial Literacy , Finding Money for College , 411 for the Student Athlete and Real Talk Students will meet with various colleges, including 30+ historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). 11th and 12th grade students will have the opportunity to get accepted on the spot and get scholarships too. We call it the Black College Expo because we highlight the Historically Black Colleges/Universities (HBCUs), but the expo will have Colleges & Universities from all over the United States in attendance!
Nondiscrimination Policy: OUSD prohibits unlawful discrimination against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, and Title IX, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race, ancestry, national origin, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any District program or activity that received or benefits from state financial assistance, including athletic programs. Complaint forms are available at school sites and at the Office of the Ombudsperson, located at 1000 Broadway, Suite 680, Oakland, California 94607. For further information, call 510-879-4281. BOARD POLICY 0410, 51