Promoting Educational Equity
The L.A. Region K-16 Collaborative is building equitable pathways to health care, engineering and computer science careers for L.A. County students.
About the L.A. Region K-16 Collaborative
The L.A. Region K-16 Collaborative is closing postsecondary attainment and workforce gaps for BIPOC students by streamlining pathways into health care, engineering and computer science careers. The K-16 Collaborative is leveraging existing initiatives and relationships across L.A. County, uniting higher education segments and institutions, K-12 districts and schools, employers and business organizations, local government, and community partners to amplify our collective impact on equitable degree attainment.
K-16 Collaborative Goals & Objectives
Improve Educational Outcomes
Increase college enrollment, degree completion, and the percentage of students employed in their field of study, while eliminating racial disparities.
Enhance and expand dual enrollment, articulated transfer, and work-based learning opportunities, strengthening K-12, community college, and college/university matriculation.
Develop and support regional and sub-regional collaboration to strengthen problem-solving capacity.
Meet the L.A. K-16 Collaborative
To view our subregional collaboratives, click on the interactive map.
Our collaborative spans across L.A. County, working with students in local K-12 districts, community colleges, California State Universities (CSUs), and at UCLA. Our five subregional collaboratives focus on the specific needs of students across the county to improve educational outcomes for L.A. students and streamline the education-to-careers pathway.