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A 'Year of Wins' for Silicon Valley Youth Climate Action

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 Read More
Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Ashley, recipient of the 2019-2020 WCU Excellence in Service-Learning Teaching Award

Congratulations to Dr. Hannah Ashley, recipient of the 2019-2020 WCU Excellence in Service-Learning Teaching Award

Dr. Hannah Ashley, who coordinates the Community Learning Partnership (CLP) program at West Chester University, was recently honored with the “Excellence in Service-Learning Teaching” Award. As her colleague Dr. Delshad, the Service Learning Faculty Associate, wrote in a newsletter about… Read More
President of Johns Hopkins University Calls on Colleges to Train Citizens

President of Johns Hopkins University Calls on Colleges to Train Citizens

In a recent op-ed piece in the Washington Post, Ronald Daniels, the President of John Hopkins University, said higher education is failing in its responsibility to create informed citizens — a problem the Community Learning Partnership is working to rectify.… Read More
A Decade of Supporting Change Agents

A Decade of Supporting Change Agents

As we approach the end of another year and the end of the decade, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on the work of the Community Learning Partnership (CLP). Since its founding more than a decade ago, CLP… Read More
Salt Lake Community College Students Participate in Annual Day of Service

Salt Lake Community College Students Participate in Annual Day of Service

Recently, the Thayne Center for Service & Learning, a CLP-affiliated program at Salt Lake Community College (SLCC), organized a “Day of Service” as part of “its commitment to enhancing the communities of Salt Lake County.”  As part of the… Read More
15-Chapter Report on the Creation of the CLP Network

15-Chapter Report on the Creation of the CLP Network

We’ve recently uploaded a 15-chapter report authored by Andy Mott, CLP founder and Senior Advisor, and Denise Fairchild, Co-Chair of the CLP Board of Directors, among others, explaining the reasons behind forming the Community Learning Partnership. “A sense of crisis… Read More
The Sunrise Movement Is Hiring! Join the Effort to Stop Climate Change

The Sunrise Movement Is Hiring! Join the Effort to Stop Climate Change

The Sunrise Movement — an effort of young people dedicated to stopping climate change and creating millions of good jobs in the process — is hiring! The organization helped launch the Green New Deal into the national conversation, alongside leaders… Read More
Shelia Balque, On Methods for Student Recruitment

Shelia Balque, On Methods for Student Recruitment

We caught up with Shelia Balque, Program Manager of Education and Career Pathways at CD Tech, for a Q&A about recruitment. Shelia supports the students in Community Planning & Economic Development (ComPlan), the CLP program offered at Los Angeles Trade… Read More
De Anza Community College Celebrates Its Latest Change Makers 

De Anza Community College Celebrates Its Latest Change Makers 

Earlier this summer, De Anza Community College celebrated its  most graduates from the Certificate of Achievement in Leadership and Social Change. “We had nine completers present, spoken word, student comedy, and great food,” said the program’s director, Cynthia Kaufman.… Read More
Dawn Wilson-Clark on Making Kids Smile — As a Clown and Community Leader

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… Read More