• 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

Philadelphia - WCU

Philadelphia – WCU

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

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

  • ‘Preparing to Win’ Provides Blueprint for Creating Pathways to Community Change Careers

    A new book, “Preparing to Win: Developing Community Leaders, Organizers and Allies,” by Andy Mott, provides a roadmap for creating educational pathways into careers and leadership positions tackling many of the most challenging issues facing America today. “

    “At this time of crisis and great uncertainty, it is inspiring to see brilliant, far-sighted and determined […]

  • A ‘Year of Wins’ for Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action

    Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action is a group of young people organizing to combat climate change in their local communities through aggressive public policy initiatives.The group, co-founded by Cynthia Kaufman — who coordinates the Community Learning Partnership program at Vasconcellos Institute for Democracy in Action at De Anza College — released this video that includes some of […]

  • Dawn Wilson-Clark on Making Kids Smile — As a Clown and Community Leader

    Dawn Wilson-Clark, who is 47 years old, was clowning around one day (quite literally — she works as a professional clown) in Detroit’s Brightmoor neighborhood when she passed a for sale sign at a house that caught her eye. When she decided to buy the house and move her five children into it everyone she knew […]