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

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Improve Educational Outcomes

Increase college enrollment, degree completion, and the percentage of students employed in their field of study, while eliminating racial disparities.

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Increase Opportunities

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.

San Fernando/Antelope Valleys Subregion

Cal State Northridge (Convener)
LA Mission College
LA Pierce College
LA Valley College
College of the Canyons
LAUSD Local Region North

Greater LA Metro Subregion

Glendale Community College (Convener)
Cal State LA
Pasadena City College
West LA College
LA City College
LAUSD Local Region West
LAUSD Local Region East
Glendale Unified District
Pasadena Unified School District

Pomona Valley/East LA County Subregion

Cal Poly Pomona (Convener)
Mt. San Antonio College
Citrus College
Pomona Unified School District
Azusa Unified School District

South Bay/South LA Subregion

South Bay Workforce Investment Board (Co-Convener)
Centinela Valley Union High School District (Co-Convener)
Cal State Dominguez Hills
Compton College
El Camino College
LA Southwest College
LAUSD Local District South

Long Beach Subregion

Long Beach City College (Convener)
Cal State Long Beach
Long Beach Unified School District

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