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Southeast Michigan Workforce Study Shows Demand for Community Change Skills

Southeast Michigan Workforce Study Shows Demand for Community Change Skills

The recently released study on workforce needs and academic curricula in Southeast Michigan, shows that there is a clear demand for and interest in the Community Leadership programs among community partners and potential employers. Students are gaining cross-sectoral skills in… Read More
Results Are In: Our Students Are Agents of Change!

Results Are In: Our Students Are Agents of Change!

“Taking this program has allowed me to see a community agent as a possible career with endless connections.”   Community Learning Partnership Student Our first network-wide survey of students in Spring 2015, confirms that students in Community Learning Partnership programs and… Read More
We Are in New Orleans!

We Are in New Orleans!

Come see us at the national meeting of The Democracy Commitment on Saturday, June 6 for our morning session on Preparing our Students to be Community Organizers. We will be talking about how our programs help students find their voices… Read More
Students: Take the Survey Now!

Students: Take the Survey Now!

 Take the Survey Now! Students enrolled in courses across the Community Learning Partnership network are participating in a national survey on their backgrounds and experiences!  Students can access the two surveys here:   1) CLP Student Survey: Mid-Semester Spring 2015.… Read More
Here’s Why Climate Advocates Should Love Obama’s Community College Plan

Here’s Why Climate Advocates Should Love Obama’s Community College Plan

Guest Commentary by Denise Fairchild.   We already know that President Obama’s proposed federal budget is full of goodies to fight climate change. But there are climate benefits hidden in other parts of the budget, too — notably, in the… Read More
Free Community College Supports our Mission

Free Community College Supports our Mission

We are encouraged by President Obama’s recently announced proposal to make community college free for some students. Reducing the cost of higher education can only help in our mission to provide students, particularly low-income students of color, with the knowledge… Read More
Convening 2014: Growing and Learning

Convening 2014: Growing and Learning

Over 30 students, educators and community partners from 9 different locations convened in Detroit from November 18th -20th.  From Jackson to San Jose, we explored career pathways in social change, examined our best practices, considered how to strengthen support for… Read More
National CLP Network to Convene

National CLP Network to Convene

“This institute is an opportunity for the outstanding educators, practitioners and students who represent and carry our collective vision for justice and expanding opportunities to be together, to celebrate, conspire and learn.” Over 30 faculty, community partners and students from… Read More
New Programs In Detroit and Phoenix Welcome Students

New Programs In Detroit and Phoenix Welcome Students

Community Learning Partnership programs in Detroit and Phoenix are launching this Fall! Students in the inaugural courses at Henry Ford College in Detroit are learning organizing history and skills, and at Phoenix College, they are focusing on political ideologies and… Read More
Changing the Future: The M2M Program at Hinds Community College

Changing the Future: The M2M Program at Hinds Community College

Dr. Shakira Cain, who is leading the development of a new community change studies program based at Hinds Community College in Jackson, Mississippi, welcomed Professor Lena Jones, co-coordinator of the Community Learning Partnership program in Minneapolis-St. Paul, and Ken Rolling,… Read More