Thursday, November 21, 2019
RIVERSIDE, CA – Educational leaders from across the state gather for the Community College League of California’s (League) 2019 Annual Convention, held November 21-23 at the Riverside Convention Center in Riverside, California. The Annual Convention is an opportunity for the nation’s largest postsecondary education system in the country to convene and share best practices, tools, knowledge, and expertise aimed at increasing the effectiveness of local partnerships and initiatives and strengthening the implementation of statewide policies. This year’s theme, Exploring Possibilities, Discovering Our Successes encourages industry experts and community college leaders to explore new opportunities for the system’s 115 colleges and 2.1 million students, while also discovering how successful services and programs can be expanded and replicated across several California Community College campuses.
Friday, November 15, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Campaign for College Opportunity and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund have named California Community College Trustees (CCCT) Board President Linda Wah, Compton College President Dr. Keith Curry, and San Joaquin Delta College Trustee Janet Rivera the 2019 Champions of Equity. The honorees will be presented with the Champion of Equity Award at the Community College League of California’s (League) 2019 Annual Convention evening reception on Friday, November 22nd in Riverside, CA.
Thursday, October 31, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA — The Community College League of California (League) is pleased to announce six California Community College trustees were elected, re-elected, and/or appointed to national leadership positions on the Washington, D.C.-based Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Board of Directors and its Committees. All members were sworn into office October 17-19 at the 2019 ACCT Leadership Congress in San Francisco. hese trustees will voice California’s needs and bring our community colleges to the forefront of the national dialogue.
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA — Beginning Oct. 14, the California Community Colleges is hosting its third annual Undocumented Student Action Week, encouraging campuses to engage in a range of activities supporting undocumented students and urging elected officials to take action on federal and state immigration issues.
Friday, June 28, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California released the following statement regarding Governor Gavin Newsom signing the State Budget.
Monday, June 10, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA - The Community College League of California is pleased to see the amendments agreed upon by the conference committee for the 2019-2020 State Budget. The Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) Board President Marvin Martinez (East Los Angeles College) and the California Community College Trustees (CCCT) Board President Linda Wah (Pasadena Area CCD) issued the following statement in support of the state budget:
Monday, May 6, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA - Over the weekend, the California Community College Trustees (CCCT) convened for their Annual Business Meeting during the Community College League of California’s (League) 2019 Annual Trustees Conference. A report on the work of the association was provided, newly elected board members were introduced, and trustees had the opportunity to offer direction to the CCCT Board on major issues facing students and their districts.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA - Today, California Assembly Concurrent Resolution 31 (ACR 31) passed the State Assembly Floor unanimously with 67 co-authors. Introduced by Assemblymember Monique Limón, ACR 31 recognizes April 2019 as California Community College Month. The Community College League of California (League) and the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) join the California Community College Chancellor’s Office, the State Legislature, and community colleges across the state in celebrating the academic achievements and civic contributions of California’s community colleges.
Thursday, March 7, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Community College League of California (League) will host a briefing featuring the release of a new report by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office and The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice demonstrating the need to provide more aid to California’s neediest students. Of the nearly 40,000 California community college students surveyed, half experienced food insecurity 30 days prior to the survey and 19% were homeless the previous year.
Friday, February 15, 2019
SACRAMENTO, CA – Senator Connie Leyva (D-Chino), recently introduced Senate Bill 291, a bill to cover the true cost of attendance for a community college student and eliminate a longstanding disparity in financial aid community college students receive. By establishing the California Community College Financial Aid Program, SB 291 recognizes the key role California’s community colleges play in lifting the state’s economy and the importance of providing opportunities of all Californians.