The conference is a statewide event hosted annually by a participating sponsoring institution. The conference is a collaborative effort between the State of Michigan’s King Chavez Parks (KCP) Initiative, public and private colleges and universities and organizations whose missions and goals are similar to the KCP Initiative.
The Equity Conference provides an annual forum for higher education and K-12 constituencies to come together to share best practices, data and research findings and strategies developed by KCP Initiative programs designed to improve the educational experiences and/or outcomes for academically and economically disadvantaged students.
The conference is being hosted by the University of Michigan at the Sheraton Ann Arbor Hotel, March 30 – April 1. The theme is Re-envisioning the Pipeline: Access, Engagement and Achievement.