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
According to an announcement this week, by January, thousands of low-income students in New Jersey will be able to attend community college without paying for any tuition or fees. The program, called the Community College Innovation Challenge, is a pilot… Read More
A recent article in Tech Center News explores the CLP affiliated program at Macomb Community College (MCC), focusing on the program’s mission to prepare graduates to identify and address challenges in their communities.
Sean Patrick, manager of Media Relations at… Read More
On June 30, 2018, advocates will be gathering outside the White House to protest the Trump administration’s abhorrent policy of separating kids from their parents at the U.S./Mexico border. The largest of these protests is being planned for D.C., but… Read More