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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
Abdi Muse, Minneapolis Student, Appointed Senior Policy Aide to Mayor

Abdi Muse, Minneapolis Student, Appointed Senior Policy Aide to Mayor

“I’d like to see the Somali community involved in local politics at the neighborhood level, where you can make an impact. If you’re not at the table as an immigrant community, your issues will be left out.” Abdi Muse Abdi… Read More
We're There:  The Democracy Commitment Annual Meeting in Louisville

We’re There: The Democracy Commitment Annual Meeting in Louisville

Syd Beane and Lena Jones are Speakers at TDC! Our Team is attending The Democracy Commitment (TDC) annual meeting in Louisville, Kentucky, June 5-7, 2014, conspiring with our partners and friends at the forefront of building civic engagement in… Read More
“Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope” By DeAnza Professor Cynthia Kaufman

“Getting Past Capitalism: History, Vision, Hope” By DeAnza Professor Cynthia Kaufman

“We need to give up on false hopes of a major rupture where capitalism implodes on itself all at once. We need to stop focusing on states as the major locus of anti-capitalist activity. We are up against a shape-shifting… Read More