Equity in Higher Education: The Bay Area and Beyond Panel Conversation

WATCH: “Equity in Higher Education: The Bay Area and Beyond”

During the Rise with Courage week of learning, celebration, and community, Jobs for Youth hosted a screening of the award-winning film Unlikely and a panel conversation with national and local changemakers in higher education. The “Equity in Higher Education: The Bay Area and Beyond” film and panel events investigated America’s college dropout crisis, highlighted innovative solutions around the country, and dug deep into what “equity” really means.

We are thrilled to share the recording of our panel conversation. View the panel by clicking the purple “Unlock for free” button at the streaming page linked below:

Thank you to everyone who made this event possible: Human Resources Director Rocio Kiryczun, Human Resources Deputy Director Theresa Rabe, Human Resources Manager Conrad Fernandes, the Organizational Development and Communications team, and all of our dedicated Workgroup Members. A special thank you goes out to Collective Eye and Eventive for hosting our screening and panel event.

Thank you to Three Frame Media filmmakers Jaye & Adam Fenderson for sharing your incredible film Unlikely with our supporters.

And of course, we couldn’t have held this event without our fantastic moderator and panelists: Dr. Jeremiah Sims, Jaye Fenderson, Kalif Robinson, Dr. Lauren Ford, and Denisse Velázquez. Thank you for such a thoughtful, important dialogue, and thank you for all you do to uplift youth in San Mateo County and beyond.

RISE WITH COURAGE: This event was part of a week of celebration, community, and learning called Rise with Courage! Read about our Scholar Celebration event and watch the recording here. All proceeds benefited the Jobs for Youth Al Teglia Scholarship Trust Fund.