Los Angeles Black College Expo™ will award thousands of dollars to local students

Black College Expo 2022 attendees (Photo: 2UrbanGirls)

LOS ANGELES– The 24th Annual Los Angeles Black College Expo™, hosted by the National College Resource Foundation (NCRF), is Saturday, January 28, 2023, from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, California 90015. The event gives students access to more than 40 HBCUs and more than 100 colleges and universities, highlighting Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and other institutions educational.

At the expo, students can be accepted to an on-site college, have college application fees waived, and receive scholarships. Although designed primarily for high school and college students seeking to transfer to a four-year university, the Los Angeles Black College Expo™ is open to students, educators, parents, and caregivers of all backgrounds. In fact, parents are encouraged to bring students as early as sixth grade to help promote their college planning.

Students gather at the Jackson State University booth at the 2022 Black College Expo (Photo: 2UrbanGirls)

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In addition to being connected with college recruiters, students will have access to a list of dynamic, motivating, and informative seminars and workshops including: Booming careers, how to find Money for college, internships, and careers, Why attend an HBCU, the second annual HBCU Meet the Presidents Forum and, new this year, The Power of Your Voice: Steps to Become a Change in Your Community.

“We are very excited to be back in Los Angeles, where our Expos began 24 years ago! We continue to be amazed and blessed by our incredibly committed educational and community partners. They have been instrumental in the impact of our mission to expand access and change the trajectories of underserved students for all these years. We look forward to reaching more students from across the Los Angeles area on the 28th,” says NCRF Founder and President Dr. Theresa Price.

First responders, from law enforcement to fire departments, are also present at the Black College Expo (Photo: 2UrbanGirls)

This year’s Los Angeles Black School Expo™ is sponsored by Comerica Bank, US Army ROTC, Toyota, US Bank, Union Bank, So Cal Gas, Edison and WSS.

To register to attend, visit: www.ncrfoundation.org or call 877-427-4100.

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