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Peralta News – Board Spotlight November 10, 2015

18 November 2015


At the November 10, 2015 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees, Proclamations were issued honoring David Harper, first African American jury foreman of a major murder trial. Student leaders reported back from their visit to the Congressional Black Caucus. And Deputy Chancellor Gravenberg and the College President provided reports on Accreditation.

The Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees meet the second and forth Tuesday of every month. All meetings are open to the Public, and are broadcast LIVE on peraltaTV and KGPC, 96.9 fm. Past meetings are available for viewing here.

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Peralta News – Congressional Black Caucus 2015

29 October 2015


Eight student leaders from the Peralta Colleges put their leadership and networking skills to the test as they travel to Washington DC to attend the annual Legislative Conference hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus.

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Peralta Student Leaders Attend the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference

11 September 2015

609MultiMedia - Hi-Res1A delegation of student leaders from the four Peralta Colleges – Berkeley City College, College of Alameda, Laney College and Merritt College – will be traveling to Washington, D.C., to attend the 45th Annual Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference. The students are being accompanied by Board President Meredith Brown, Trustee Linda Handy, who has coordinated and led the trips for 11 years, Chancellor Jowel Laguerre, Ph.D., and Interim Dean of Student Success and Equity, Lasana Hotep.

Peralta’s delegation will receive a private tour of the U.S. Capitol building, go to a legislative advocacy seminar and briefing, and attend sessions of the Congressional Black Caucus conference. The nine students – among them student body presidents, student trustees, and other student leaders – will also attend a California Constituents breakfast at the Rayburn House Office Building. The students’ one-on-one meetings with Congresswoman Barbara Lee and other members of Congress will be the highlight of their trip.

Established in 1971, the Congressional Black Caucus has served as the voice for people of color in Congress and seeks to ensure that everyone in the United States has an opportunity to achieve the American Dream. One of its main goals is universal access to education from birth through post-secondary school.

Use #PeraltaCBC on social media to follow Peralta’s student leaders delegation at the Congressional Black Caucus Legislative Conference.

You can see a brochure with bios of the Peralta Delegation here: PCCD ALC 15 Brochure

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Peralta News – Board Spotlight September 11, 2012

19 September 2012. 0 comments

Welcome back to a new school year! The September 11, 2012 meeting of the Peralta Colleges Board of Trustees began with a presentation from Vice Chancellor Ron Gerhard and the adoption of the 2012-2013 budget. Linda Handy promotes the Peralta delegation to the Congressional Black Caucus, and new Associate Vice Chancellor for Information Technology provides and early assessment and highlights the need for outside support.

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