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Category: Community Colleges in the News

The Democracy Commitment

The formal launch of The Democracy Commitment is scheduled for November 4, 2011, at the offices of The New York Times in New York.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 10/05/2011 at 5:17 AM | Categories: Community Colleges in the News - Partners & Friends -

Walmart Foundation Grant Helps Community Colleges Train Displaced Workers

Phoenix, AZ (August 17, 2009) – Eight community colleges from around the country have been selected to participate in the Walmart Brighter Futures Project led by the League for Innovation in the Community College. The Walmart Foundation is providing a $3.5 million grant to fund the project, designed to help the selected community colleges work with their local and regional workforce development community to offer a variety of services and training to people who are seeking employment following a job loss.


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Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 08/18/2009 at 11:56 AM | Categories: Community Colleges in the News -

President Obama speaks at Macomb Community College

President Obama has announced the American Graduation Initiative, a program to reform and strengthen community colleges by providing resources that students and schools need to meet the demands of U.S. businesses. The goal of the plan is to help an additional five million Americans earn degrees and certificates in the next decade.

A full transcript of the entire speech is available here:
Adobe Acrobat icon The White House - Press Office - Remarks by the President on the American Graduation Initiative in Warren, MI
PDF, 85 KB

Posted by The League for Innovation in the Community College on 07/24/2009 at 11:10 AM | Categories: Community Colleges in the News -