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Ensuring Educational Success and Equity for all Students in the Central San Joaquin Valley

An interactive forum addressing the barriers and proposing solutions to ensure educational success and equity for all students in the Central San Joaquin Valley.  Presented by the California Latino Leadership Network and California State University, Fresno.

Thursday, March 23, 2017

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Table Mountain Reading Room, Henry Madden Library, Fresno State

Featuring: Dr. Juan Felipe Herrera, Professor Emeritus, Chair Emeritus, Chicano and Latin American Studies, United States Poet Laureate

Friday, March 24, 2017

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Satellite Student Union, Fresno State

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Joseph B. Cuseo

Professor Emeritus, Psychology, Marymount California University, Researcher and Advisor

RSVP deadline March 8, 2017


Ms. Donna Alley
Le Grand Union High School District

Mr. Arnoldo Avalos
Board of Governors
California Community Colleges

Dr. Rosa Flores Carlson
Porterville Community College

Dr. Joseph I. Castro
California State University, Fresno

Ms. Paula Castadio
Vice President for University Advancement
California State University, Fresno

Dr. Benjamin T. Duran
Interim Executive Director
Central Valley Higher Education Consortium

Mr. Jeff Gold
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Strategic Initiatives
CSU, Office of the Chancellor

Dr. Carole Goldsmith
Fresno City College

Dr. Ellen Junn
California State University, Stanislaus

Dr. Frank Lamas
Vice President for Student Affairs
and Enrollment Management
California State University, Fresno

Dr. Dorothy Leland
UC Merced

Mr. Tim Liles
Sunnyside High School

Mr. Javier Martinez
Le Grand High School

Ms. Julie Moore
Director, Come Back Kids!
Stanislaus County Office of Education

Mr. Joel Murillo
California Latino Leadership Network

Mr. Bob Nelson
Interim Superintendent
Fresno Unified School District

Dr. Paul Parnell
State Center Community College District

Dr. Olga Rodriguez
Research Fellow
Public Policy Institute of California

Mr. Roberto Vaca
Orosi High School

Ms. Yolanda Valdez
Cutler-Orosi Unified School District

Ms. Linda Vasquez
Director of Regional Affairs
The Campaign for College Opportunity

Dr. Lynnette Zelezny
Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs
California State University, Fresno

Dr. Jenny Zorn
Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs
California State University, Bakersfield