College Access and Preparation Forum


Tuesday, May 7  
1:00–4:00 p.m. Pre-conference Workshops


Wednesday, May 8  
8:30–9:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
9:30–9:40 a.m. Welcoming Remarks
9:40–10:30 a.m.

Keynote Address

Out of the Fields: My Journey from Farmworker Boy to Pediatrician

Speaker: Ramon Resa, Pediatrician and Author

10:30–11:20 a.m.

Plenary Session

Looking Back: UC’s Historic Role in the Democratization of Higher Education

Speaker: Penny Edgert, Executive Director, Intersegmental Coordinating Committee (ICC)

11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Informational Sessions: Policy
12:30–1:30 p.m.

Lunch and Dr. Winston C. Doby Impact Award Ceremony

1:30–2:20 p.m.

Plenary Session

Here and Now: A Snapshot of the Education Pipeline and Strategies to Inform Targeted Outreach

Speakers: Liz Halimah, Associate Vice Provost, Diversity and Engagement, UC Office of the President

Isaiah Lankham, Senior Research Analyst, Diversity and Engagement, UC Office of the President

2:30–3:30 p.m. Informational Sessions: Data
3:40–4:00 p.m. Reflections and Closing
5:00–7:00 p.m. Reception, featuring Danza Mexi’cayotl


Thursday, May 9  
7:30–8:30 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
8:30–8:40 a.m. Day 2 Opening Remarks
8:40–9:30 a.m.

Plenary Session

Preparing Our Students for Campus Life: Cultivating Awareness and Self-Advocacy


Shawn Brick, Interim Director, Student Financial Support, UC Office of the President

Taisha Caldwell-Harvey, Mental Health Program Manager and Policy Analyst, UC Office of the President

Ruben Canedo, Director, Equity Initiatives, UC Berkeley

Lindsay Romasanta, Director, Student Success Programs, UC San Diego

9:40–10:40 a.m. Informational Sessions: Promising Practices
10:50–11:20 a.m. Looking Ahead: The Future of UC Outreach
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Campus/Regional Discussions
12:00–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:10–2:00 p.m. Campus/Regional Discussions, continued
2:10–2:50 p.m. Campus/Regional Presentations
2:50–3:00 p.m. Closing Remarks