California is home to 2.2 million Black residents and has long benefited from significant contributions by Black Californians who have made the state more equitable, prosperous, and entrepreneurial. However, growing racial equity gaps in education mean that too many talented Black students do not earn the degrees and credentials they need to be upwardly mobile and that the state needs for its economy.

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To discuss the report findings, the Campaign for College Opportunity hosted a webinar featuring Dr. J. Luke Wood, Associate Vice President, Faculty Diversity & Inclusion at San Diego State University and Dr. Teresa W. Aldredge, President of the Board of Directors of Umoja Community Education Foundation. Watch below: