Bakersfield College Selected as One of Fifteen to Receive Grant from the USC Race and Equity Center

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Bakersfield College is thrilled to announce that it has been selected as one of fifteen institutions across the country to receive the TakeOff: Institutional Innovations for College Men of Color grant by the USC Race and Equity Center. This grant aims to support and enhance the educational experience of college men of color, fostering innovative initiatives and programs to ensure their success and empower their future.

The College TakeOff grant is a testament to Bakersfield College's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as its dedication to providing an inclusive and supportive environment for all students. The grant, awarded by the esteemed USC Race and Equity Center, recognizes Bakersfield College's ongoing efforts to address the unique challenges faced by men of color in higher education and to promote their academic and personal growth.

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