College Access and Success: Key Factors in Advancing Educational Equity

Join The SEED Foundation on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 8:30 am to 10:15 am for a breakfast conversation about education in the 21st century.

Our featured panelists include, Michele Mason, executive director, Newark Charter School Fund, and Dr. Elisha Smith Arrillaga, executive director, The Education Trust — West. 

Ms. Mason and Dr. Smith Arrillaga will join Lesley Poole, chief executive officer and Vincena Allen, chief growth officer of The SEED Foundation, to discuss ways to advance equity in college access and success for underrepresented students and collaborate to create change.

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Where: Oakland Marriott City Center
              1001 Broadway
             Oakland, CA  94607

Room number provided upon RSVP

When:  Tuesday, May 7, 2019 from 8:30 am to 10:15 am

RSVP: Please email Jasmine Hatcher at to RSVP today.

About The SEED Foundation

For the past 20 years, SEED has operated college preparatory public boarding schools and successfully supported students to and through college with our College Transition & Success program.  As we embark upon our next chapter, we are sharing what we have learned and elevating the urgency to close the opportunity and achievement gap for the most marginalized students.  Join us as we create a space for collective impact and time to courageously explore solutions.