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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
After Minimum Wage Increase, NYC Restaurants Are Still 'Thriving'

After Minimum Wage Increase, NYC Restaurants Are Still ‘Thriving’

Many people predicted New York’s restaurant industry would suffer a huge blow following the city’s decision to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour. But a new report by the National Employment Law Project and the New School’s Center… Read More
Why Study Community Change?

Why Study Community Change?

Andy Mott, founder, Senior Advisor and Board Member of Community Learning Partnership, has developed a power point presentation titled, “Why Study Community Change?” to share with the broader CLP community. The presentation is a helpful tool for explaining to students,… Read More
Felecia Bennett-Clark of Macomb Community College Receives Award for Excellent Teaching

Felecia Bennett-Clark of Macomb Community College Receives Award for Excellent Teaching

Felecia Bennett-Clark, a professor at Macomb Community College who teaches political science courses in the CLP-affiliated Certificate in Community Leadership program, received the 2019 National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Excellence Award. The honor is given to recognize… Read More