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Student Spotlight: Thảo Lê, De Anza College

Student Spotlight: Thảo Lê, De Anza College

Thảo Lê, DeAnza Student Government Leader, on Developing a Social Justice Language Growing up, Thảo Lê recognized injustice when she saw it, but in high school, she didn’t always have the words to describe it.   “I come from a working… Read More
Student Spotlight: Mia Hernandez, De Anza College

Student Spotlight: Mia Hernandez, De Anza College

Mia Hernandez, DeAnza Student Government Leader, on Bringing Equity to Decision Making Mia Hernandez is no stranger to community activism. Both of her parents, in fact, exposed her to the struggle for social and economic justice from a young age. … Read More
In Loving Memory: Kirk Washington

In Loving Memory: Kirk Washington

“You have to get in there and talk with people, listen to what’s going on in their life. That’s how you strengthen your city, your neighborhood or your organization is through those relationships. It’s all relationships and it’s all stories,… Read More
Program Expansion: Southeast Michigan & Los Angeles

Program Expansion: Southeast Michigan & Los Angeles

The Southeast Michigan Community Learning Partnership now includes a new certificate program at Macomb Community College. In Los Angeles, CDTech’s Community Planning degree program at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College has expanded to offer specialized certificates for career tracks in… Read More
Our Newest Partners in New York & Phoenix

Our Newest Partners in New York & Phoenix

We are continuing to grow as a network, with our latest expansions in New York, with the City of University of New York;  and Phoenix, with South Mountain Community College. Read more below. In New York… We’ve launched an Advisory… Read More
An Interview with Antonio Cardona

An Interview with Antonio Cardona

We recently spoke with Antonio Cardona, Director of Public Allies Twin Cities, about the collaboration among three programs: Pillsbury United Communities, where Antonio leads the Urban Institute for Service and Learning; Public Allies; and our Community Development Program at Minneapolis… Read More
Bernie Ronan: Co-Founder of Phoenix CLP and The Democracy Commitment

Bernie Ronan: Co-Founder of Phoenix CLP and The Democracy Commitment

Bernie Ronan, co-founder of the Community Learning Partnership program in Phoenix and a dear friend to many in our network, died in Arizona in March 2016, after a struggle with cancer. Bernie passed away surrounded by his family and the… Read More
Our Issues.  Our Impact.

Our Issues. Our Impact.

When student enter our programs, they often tell us that they want to make a difference in their own communities, but they don’t know how. With the knowledge and skills gained in the certificate and degree programs throughout our network,… Read More
Fall 2015 Survey: CLP Students at a Glance

Fall 2015 Survey: CLP Students at a Glance

The results of our Fall 2015 survey of 190 students from 5 cities are in!  For more detailed information see our final report: CLP Fall Survey 2015 Report Our students are primarily people of color.  They are young adults as… Read More
Student Housing Crisis Demands Our Response

Student Housing Crisis Demands Our Response

The right to housing is a fundamental human right.  But our recent survey of nearly 200 students reveals a disturbing truth:  we face a crisis in affordable housing on campus.  Of students we surveyed in 5 cities across our network,… Read More