David Johns, executive director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for African Americans (WHIEEAA) will deliver remarks at the 96th American Association of Community Colleges Annual Convention (AACC) in Chicago at 8 a.m. CT on Saturday, April 9.
Johns will speak about the role that two year institutions play in supporting post-secondary support for African Americans. He will also highlight the President's Advisory Commission on Education Excellence for African American's interest in celebrating the role of two-year institutions in supporting African American students.
The AACC is committed to advancing the recognition of the role of community colleges in serving society today by providing advocacy, leadership and service for community colleges. The AACC represents and advocates for nearly 1,200 associate-degree granting institutions enrolling more than 13 million students—almost half of all U.S. undergraduates.
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