Basic Needs Summit

Sacramento, California
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Basic Needs Summit
Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:00 AM -
Friday, April 27, 2018 2:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Doubletree by Hilton Sacramento
916 929-8855
2001 Point West Way
Sacramento, California 95815
United States

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More than ever before, colleges are seeking innovative and best practices to address basic needs insecurity among their students. To support their efforts, the California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office, in partnership with community colleges throughout the state, is pleased to be hosting the first-ever Basic Needs Summit.  

Summit Events will be held:
Thursday, ​April ​26, ​10:00 ​A.M. ​- ​5 ​P.M. 
Friday, ​April ​27, ​9:00 ​A.M. ​- ​2 ​P.M.

The Basic Needs Summit will open with a nationally recognized keynote speaker, Sara Goldrick-Rab. Ms Goldrick-Rab is a Professor of Higher Education Policy & Sociology at Temple University, and Founder of the Wisconsin HOPE Lab, the nation’s only translational research laboratory seeking ways to make college more affordable. Ms.Goldrick-Rab is best known for her innovative research on food and housing insecurity in higher education, having led the two largest national studies on the subject and for her work on making public higher education free.

The Basic Needs Summit will include workshops and panel presentations covering topics including food security, housing, health & mental health services, and college affordability. During the Basic Needs Summit, participants will hear from experts, including community college practitioners working on the front line to support their students.

Participants will leave the summit with practical strategies to implement at their campuses to better support the basic needs of their students. The Basic Needs Summit is being hosted at the Double Tree hotel in Sacramento on April 26-27, 2018. 


Early bird
registration fee is $175.00 until April 3rd. Registrations after April 3rd will be $200.00.  Your registration fee includes materials, lunch both days, coffee during registration, continental breakfast on day two and afternoon break on day one.  Registration will begin at 10:00 AM on April 26, with programming beginning at 11:00 AM. The Summit will continue the following day, April 27, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM.

You will receive an email confirmation once your registration is complete.  Please save your confirmation for your records and for any changes to your registration.     






Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • Payments for registration can be made by check or credit card. 

    For payment by mail, please make checks payable to "Foundation for California Community Colleges" and mail with a copy of your e-mail confirmation to the address below. 
    Foundation for California Community Colleges
    Attn:  Conference Registration Processing
    1102 Q Street, Suite 4800
    Sacramento, CA  95811

    If paying by check, please send in check no later than April 23, 2018.

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