The mission of the DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement (DHIAA) is to promote student success through community and campus partnerships. We cultivate active and collaborative partnerships with faculty, staff and students across the CSUN campus community; work with local groups and organizations in Los Angeles County; and provide service to cultural and educational institutions in the community.
DuBois-Hamer Institute for Academic Achievement
To empower black youth, organizers of California State University, Northridge’s Black Youth Guidance Forum provided students, parents, educators and advocates with free information about pursuing higher education, overall health and wellness, literacy and leadership development. Read more
The significant gap in literacy and reading between white students and students of color has roots in the income disparities between races. Statistics from Reading is Fundamental indicates that 50 percent of African-American, 47 percent of Hispanic and 49 percent of American Indian fourth graders score below the basic reading level. Read more