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Review of 'Preparing to Win' by Longtime Organizer James Mumm

Review of ‘Preparing to Win’ by Longtime Organizer James Mumm

The book goes to the “very heart of what it means to be an organizer in the 21st century,” writes Mumm. In a recent post published on Medium, James Mumm, former campaign director of Greenpeace USA, and a longtime community… Read More
Job Announcement: CLP Communications Associate

Job Announcement: CLP Communications Associate

About the Community Learning Partnership (CLP)  The Community Learning Partnership is a national network of community change studies  certificate and degree programs – based at community colleges and public four-year  universities. These dynamic programs partner with social justice organizations and… Read More
California Youth Leadership Corps & Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announce $1 Million Jobs Initiative for Low-Income Youth

California Youth Leadership Corps & Conrad N. Hilton Foundation Announce $1 Million Jobs Initiative for Low-Income Youth

The partnership will create “learn and earn” career pathways at two Los Angeles area community colleges within rapidly expanding economic sectors: public health and clean energy Today, the California Youth Leadership Corps (CYLC) and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation announced… Read More
'Preparing to Win' Provides Blueprint for Creating Pathways to Community Change Careers

‘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… Read More
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