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Fostering Inclusion for Black Immigrant Students at HBCUs


On March 21st, 2024 at 2:30 pm ET/11:30 am PT, the Presidents’ Alliance and CLASP hosted the Belonging at HBCUs for Black Immigrant Students webinar. The webinar featured the new report, Fostering Inclusion for Black Immigrant Students at HBCUs, which discusses the role HBCUs play in providing higher education opportunities for Black immigrant students, including undocumented Black students, and ensuring the viability and sustainability of HBCUs serving Black immigrant students.


Speakers included:

  • Darryl Isom, Director of Admissions and Recruiting, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
  • Sherrance Russell, PhD, Assistant Vice President Enrollment Management & Retention, Jarvis Christian University
  • India Heckstall, Senior Policy Analyst, Education, Labor, & Worker Justice, Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Brittney Henry, Student, University of Maryland, Eastern Shore
  • Ann Laurie Pierre, Student, Howard University
  • Dr. Felecia Russell, Director, Higher Ed Immigration Portal (Moderator)

Learn more about the report on the Higher Ed Immigration Portal here.