The unlikely name change of Minneapolis's largest lake has been part of a years-long organizing effort by the Dakota people, including CLP's former Field Director, Syd Beane, and his twin daughters, Dakota historian Kate Beane and Carly Bad Heart Bull. Read More
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
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
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
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
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