The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office announced the availability of funding for the Rising Scholars Network. Serving incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students is core to the California Community Colleges’ mission, critical to the Chancellor’s DEI Call to Action, and closely aligns with the Vision for Success goal to reduce equity gaps among traditionally underrepresented student groups.
The California Community Colleges’ Rising Scholars programs now reach and serve almost 20,000 justice-involved students both on campus and in prisons, jails, and juvenile detention centers throughout the state. The Chancellor’s Office has built a strong foundation to serve this student population by providing quality technical assistance
The application must be submitted on or before Monday, March 21, 2022 by 5:00 pm PST.