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CLP Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Following Elimination of DACA

CLP Calls for Comprehensive Immigration Reform Following Elimination of DACA

CLP pledges to fight alongside DACA youth, community groups, educational institutions, businesses and other advocates to ensure Congress passes legislation that affords the sense of security that undocumented immigrants and their families deserve. Read More
Nina Tinikashvili, On the Importance of Cultural Competency

Nina Tinikashvili, On the Importance of Cultural Competency

Unlike many students who enroll in coursework associated with Community Learning Partnership programs, Nina Tinikashvili already had quite a bit of experience as a community organizer while a college student at CUNY’s City College in New York. Read More
Lisa Owen, On Organizing in the Private Sector

Lisa 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. Read More
ROC-United Calls for Strike on May 1st

ROC-United Calls for Strike on May 1st

From our partner group, ROC-United: Last month, 160 restaurant worker leaders of ROC gathered in Washington, DC and voted unanimously to join the millions going on general strike on May 1.  We call for a restaurant industry general strike.Read More
146 CLP Students Take Fall 2016 Survey

146 CLP Students Take Fall 2016 Survey

A total of 146 students enrolled in CLP coursework at 6 separate colleges completed our Fall 2016 survey. Below is a sampling of some of our main findings: CLP Students are Low-Income, of Color, and Hope to Transfer to 4-Year… Read More
CLP Featured in YES! Magazine

CLP Featured in YES! Magazine

This week, YES! Magazine ran an article, Where They Teach Students How to Revitalize Their Local Communities, which explores the work and impact of CLP in several sites across the network. The article, by journalist John Ortbal, opens with… Read More
Angelica Esquivel, on Building a Network Through Organizing

Angelica 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.… Read More
New Report On Student Homelessness Echoes CLP Findings

New Report On Student Homelessness Echoes CLP Findings

A report released this month by the Wisconsin HOPE Lab found that food and housing insecurity among community college students threatens their health, well-being, and academic achievements. The study, called “Hungry and Homeless in College,” echoes a similar survey conducted Read More
The 2017 Wake-Up Call

The 2017 Wake-Up Call

READ: An article by Denise Fairchild, President of our national partner Emerald Cities Collaborative. Watch and sing along:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NfCZEmLJ1Y Wake up everybody no more sleepin’ in bed No more backward thinkin’ time for thinkin’ ahead The world has changed so… Read More
2016 Student Surveys are In!

2016 Student Surveys are In!

Highlights of Findings from 2015-2016 CLP Student Surveys Over the past year, CLP surveyed close to 320 students enrolled in the core classes required by the CLP degree or certificate programs. Below is a sampling of our findings: CLP Students… Read More