Nyeelah Rousseau, a senior at West Chester University, is the first to recognize her own privilege. “I attended a private high school,” she said. “And grew up with both parents in my house, and always had someone there for me.”… Read More
Classrooms are a great place to become inspired by and learn about efforts to change the world—but the streets are where this hard work actually happens.
For this reason, every program affiliated with the Community Learning Partnership (CLP) includes a… Read More
The Community Leadership Certificate at Macomb Community College in Detroit is often used to enhance any number of degrees at the college, including those in the public service and business management sectors. But many social work students, in particular, have… Read More
Tennessee’s Highlander Research and Education Center – which has produced social change leaders and organizers for 80 years – was the victim of an arson attack earlier this year. The headquarters building and valuable archives were destroyed by fire, apparently… Read More
A recent social media campaign in Ohio is speaking out against the stigma many students face while attending community colleges across the country. Steve Robinson, president of Owens Community College outside Toledo, recently told a local ABC news outlet
that… Read More
Recently, Dianne Feinstein, the 85-year-old California Senator, went viral in a video clip that showed her speaking down to a group of young climate activists who stopped by her office to ask for her support for the Green New Deal.
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Many CLP-affiliated programs do extensive work with high school students in their communities. We interviewed leaders at three of our affiliates—Henry Ford College, De Anza College, and Los Angeles Trade Technical College—to learn about some of the success stories, challenges,… Read More
CLP’s Senior Advisor, Andy Mott, has recently written a one-page resource on how Prior Learning Assessments (PLA), based on knowledge students have learned outside of the college classroom, can be used to earn college credits. “Studies show that students earning… Read More
Yonci Jameson grew up in the North Side of Minneapolis, a predominantly black neighborhood. But she went to high school across town, where her classmates and teachers were mostly white.
The contrast was stark, and made a big impact on… Read More