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Welcome to our new website

Welcome to the new website for the Research and Policy Institute of California (RPIC)!  We are excited to unveil our new website, which is loaded with useful information that is relevant California’s African American Community.

The African American Youth Leadership Program

 The African-American Youth Leadership Program (AAYLP), a division of the Research and Policy Institute of California, is seeking applicants for its 2009 African-American Youth Leadership Conference. California high school students eligible to graduate in 2010 or 2011 are invited to apply. 

For more information about this dynamic program or to complete an online application please click here.

The Connecting Communities Coalition

 The Connecting Communities Coalition aims to increase the number of African American youth who achieve in school and can be admitted to highly selective colleges and universities through strong and successful community-based organizations (CBOs), whose leadership is committed to fostering high academic achievement for students; and through students who are leaders themselves. 
Click here to learn more about the CCC

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History Makers

It may well be that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition is not the glaring noisiness of the so-called bad people, but the appalling silence of the so-called good people.

Martin Luther King, Jr.