We caught up with Shelia Balque, the Program Coordinator of Student Services for the Los Angeles Community Organizing Academy for a Q&A about student recruitment. This semester, 158 students enrolled across 6 CLP-affiliated courses in their fall economic development academy. … Read More
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
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
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, 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
Community Learning Partnership was featured in a recent issue of the “Bringing Theory to Practice
” newsletter, titled “Programs You Should Know About and Books You Should Read.”
In a section called, “learning from our friends,” the BTtoP newsletter… Read More
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