• Experiential learning
    Experiential learning, deep reflection and practical skills create change agents for life.
Cupertino - San Jose

Cupertino – San Jose

Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Minneapolis - St. Paul

Minneapolis – St. Paul

Mississippi

Mississippi

New York

New York

Phoenix

Phoenix

Southeast Michigan

Southeast Michigan

Our Vision

We envision a multi-ethnic, multi-racial, equitable, and sustainable society where justice triumphs over exploitation.  Toward achieving a just, humane and healthy world, we are expanding community change education for all. 

Student Stories

  • IMG_2263Lisa Owen, On Organizing in the Private Sector

    You’re organizing when you attend a Parent-Teacher Association, or a Neighborhood Association. That was really eye-opening about CDP. I’ve been doing these things all my life.

  • 601944_307836886015919_616373581_nAngelica Esquivel, on Building a Network Through Organizing

    As a high school student, Angelica Esquivel didn’t think college was for her. Sure, it seemed prohibitively expensive. But mostly she figured the challenges to obtaining higher education as an undocumented student were insurmountable.

    “I wasn’t really ready,” Angelica admitted. “I never thought I would go to college because of my status so I hadn’t […]

  • IMG_1884Guadalupe Vidal, on Refusing to Watch History Repeat Itself

    Guadalupe Vidal never thought much about community organizing. That quickly changed, however, when President Obama created the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides protections to undocumented students.

    “I realized it was through movements that DACA passed,” Guadalupe said. “It passed because people fought for it.  It didn’t pass because Obama woke up […]