CLP-CYLC Partners with Chisholm Legacy Project

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE,       March 01, 2024

Media Contact:
Andy Briseño
Communications Associate, Community Learning Partnership (CLP) 

Oakland, Ca., This week Community Learning Partnership (CLP) launched a project with the Chisholm Legacy Project (TCLP) focused on collaborating with CLP faculty and staff in creating climate justice community organizing and advocacy curriculum training modules and materials.  

“CLP/CYLC is thrilled to announce our partnership with The Chisholm Legacy Project, as it aligns seamlessly with our commitment to addressing issues of environmental justice and sustainability across CLP programs. Together, we hope to support CLP-CYLC faculty and staff in equipping them with the curriculum and tools to teach students community organizing and advocacy skills in the area of environmental justice, a critically important issue that affects all of us.”

CLP/CYLC Executive Director, Rosa M. García

Through this partnership, CLP-CYLC will work to provide students with the necessary community organizing and advocacy skills to tackle environmental justice issues and climate change in impactful ways. Our collaboration with the Chisholm Legacy Project symbolizes a shared dedication to fostering a healthier planet; addressing environmental and social inequalities; and promoting an inclusive democracy.


Community Learning Partnership (CLP) is a national non-profit organization committed to building a workforce of credentialed, knowledgeable, and skilled leaders to organize for community change in their local communities. California Youth Leadership Corps (CYLC) was established under CLP to empower  historically marginalized youth and ensure that they are civically engaged. CLP/CYLC community change career pathways offer certificates and degrees in community leadership, development and organizing along with community work experience.