Region Convenes for Black Student Success
"One of the most powerful things that has happened to me is meeting someone who looks like me and has succeeded." 
- Hikma Sherka, student speaker 

Students, educators, community advocates and other leaders recently gathered to strengthen collaboration and highlight work underway to improve academic and career outcomes for the Road Map Project's black youth. To catch up on the Forum for  Black Student Success, b rowse the agenda, r eview presentation slides  and see the photos .

The forum's advisory group will review attendee feedback and determine next steps. To learn more or to join the Black Student Success list, contact CCER's Carlina Brown-Banks.

Registration is now open for the June 14 Education Results Network meeting. Hear an update about the Road Map Project's first-ever Community Leadership Team and more on the theme of Celebrating Leadership at All Levels. Additional details to come. Lunch will be provided.

The ERN is open to anyone who wants to participate in the Road Map Project. Encourage your colleagues to sign up
Share Your Ideas for School Attendance Awareness Month

King County Housing Authority is holding meetings with school districts and local organizations to plan outreach activities for Attendance Awareness Month in September. Join a meeting by  emailing Education Programs Coordinator Cara IanniAbout 120,000 South King County students are chronically absent each year, risking their ability to graduate from high school. 

Tuesday, June 6
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Kent Library
212 2nd Ave N
Kent, Wash.
Wednesday, June 7
1 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 
Des Moines Library 
21620 11th Ave. South
Des Moines,   Wash.

The Road Map Project is a region-wide effort aimed at improving education to drive dramatic improvement in student achievement from cradle to college and career in South King County and South Seattle. 

The Road Map Project is supported by the Community Center for Education Results (CCER), a nonprofit organization.

Please email with any questions or comments.