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
The MacArthur Foundation, which hands out annual cash awards of $625,000 to a handful of talented artists, scientists, activists and others for making a significant impact in their fields, recently announced their 2018 awards. Among them were two former students… Read More
Over the course of a semester, three students enrolled in the CLP-affiliated course Community-Based Research at City College of New York (CCNY) helped save dozens of non-profits and religious groups from improper tax collection. The students—Edward Garcia, Lindsey Johnson, and… Read More