Community Learning Partnership (CLP)

Designing pathways into community-change careers

The Community Learning Partnership (CLP) works with the Democracy Commitment to convene a diverse group of the nation’s leading organizing networks, progressive educators and foundations to design pathways into community-change careers. CLP advances ECC’s high-road objectives by:

Strengthening the skills, competencies and effectiveness of community-change activists.
Transforming community colleges and other public educational institutions to be catalysts of community change.
Building academic and career pathways for community residents in community-change careers.
Increasing long-term prospects for social, economic and environmental justice.

CLP Program Sites

Cupertino,
California
San Jose,
California

Los Angeles,
California

Minneapolis/St. Paul,
Minnesota
Utica,
Mississippi
New York,
New York
Philadelphia,
Pennsylvania
Salt Lake City,
Utah
Southeast
Michigan

Resources

Energy Democracy
Energy Democracy Scorecard

Testimonials


Andrew Mott
Author of “Preparing to Win: Developing Community Leaders, Organizers & Allies
“At this time of crisis and great uncertainty, it is inspiring to see brilliant, far-sighted and determined young people step forward and assume leadership.”

David Scobey
Director, Bringing Theory to Practice
“Through coursework and on-the-ground experience, [CLP] students develop the knowledge and practical skills they’ll need to bring about positive change in public policies and in their communities, especially surrounding the issues of poverty, injustice, and opportunity.”

Contact

For more information about CLP, contact:
Adetola Shabi
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