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Peralta Community College District Announces Finalists for Chancellor: Watch Video of the Finalists Forum

8 May 2015

PCCD_AnnouncementThe Governing Board of the Peralta Community College District has announced the selection of four finalists for the position of Chancellor of the four-college District. The finalists are Jeremy D. Brown, Ph.D., Andrew C. Jones, Ed.D., Jowel C. Laguerre, Ph.D., and Elñora T. Webb, Ph.D.

The District has scheduled a public forum where the four finalists will make statements and answer questions. The forum will be held on Monday, May 11, 2015, 3:30-6:00 p.m., in the Boardroom of the Peralta Community College District offices, 333 East 8th Street, Oakland. The forum is open to the community, students, faculty and staff. It will be broadcast on Peralta TV, cable channels 27 & 28 and available for review on Peralta’s YouTube channel at

The Board of Trustees will interview the finalists May 12-15, 2015, and is expected to make an appointment on June 9, 2015. The new Chancellor will assume the position overseeing the four Peralta Colleges – Berkeley City College, College of Alameda and Laney and Merritt Colleges in Oakland – on July 1, 2015.

Please see the press release for biographies and photographs of the finalists here: Approved Chancellor Finalist 2015 PR

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Chancellor Search Announcement: Finalists Public Forum

5 May 2015

PCCD_AnnouncementThere will be a public forum held on Monday, May 11, 2015, from 3:30 – 6:00 p.m., to allow the finalists for the position of Chancellor of the Peralta Community College District to make presentations to, and answer questions from the public. The Board of Trustees will invite written input at the forum from the public, students, faculty and staff concerning the finalists.

The forum, which is open to all in the community, will be held at the District Boardroom, 333 East 8th Street, in Oakland.

The names of the finalists, along with background information, will be made public shortly.

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Alameda County Summit for Youth Justice & Education at Laney College, Sept. 13

27 August 2014


Peralta Colleges is proud to partner with the Alameda County of Education for the Alameda County Summit for Youth Justice & Education on September 13 at the Laney College Forum, which will gather educators, community leaders, youth and political advocates who are committed to supporting education instead of incarceration.

REGISTER today to learn what others are doing to dismantle the school-to-prison pipeline and gather as a community to take action on behalf of ALL youth in Alameda County whether or not they are involved in the juvenile justice system.

Keynote presentations by: Dr. Shawn Ginwright, national expert on African American youth, youth activism, and youth development, Dr. Monique W. Morris, author and social justice scholar, and George Galvis restorative justice leaders and statewide advocate for justice-involved youth.

Join us to engage with statewide and local leaders in education and juvenile justice reform through interactive workshops on: Youth participatory action research, Family/ parent engagement for justice-involved youth, Traumatic healing support for youth & adult service providers, Alternative models to juvenile detention, College and career pathways for youth and Restorative Justice models

Register to attend and invite your students and student groups to join you so they can have a voice in this important conversation!

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