Although diversity in higher education has continued to increase over the past 20 years, colleges and universities continue to enroll Black, Latinx and American Indian students in bachelor’s programs at low rates. This Policy Guide explores various types of barriers that these students face in: College readiness: This includes inadequate access to advanced coursework, counseling […]
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This toolkit provides tested change leadership strategies for mid-level leaders, and those who support them, with the goal of better equipping these critical actors to lead efforts that accelerate equitable outcomes for marginalized and racially minoritized students. We define equity here as the elimination of race and socioeconomic status as predictors of outcomes. Why focus […]
This dashboard supports suicide prevention planning by increasing public access to and awareness about trends in deaths by suicide in California.
The premise behind Find Your Anchor is that each person needs an anchor. “Establish an anchor — a dependable, stable, secure base that you can hold on to, one that keeps you firmly planted, no matter what winds or storms may come.” Find Your Anchor doesn’t assume to be the anchor, or have all the […]
The new Partnering with Local Mental Health Providers to Support Foster Youth in College Toolkit documents these efforts so that California Community College support program staff, campus health center or mental health staff, county mental health agencies, and local providers can replicate these practices to remove barriers and connect students with Medi-Cal or no insurance to mental […]
This infographic is a quick, visual way to help teachers and other staff identify students who may be experiencing homelessness, as they connect with them virtually.
Free app designed to provide coping tools and support resources to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Government-developed (US Department of Veterans Affairs).
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way students and teachers alike must navigate the world of education. Distance learning, while providing a safer environment in many communities, also has presented challenges for students, especially those experiencing homelessness. We at SchoolHouse Connection asked our Youth Leadership Scholars to reflect on their distance learning experiences and provide […]
A suite of free apps for mental health, developed by the VA, for everyone.
Urban.org created a Data dashboard by county with 2017 date on food insecurity and other data points of relevance to California’s community colleges. This dashboard equips counties with data about their food insecurity levels and related risk factors, identifies cross-cutting opportunities for intervention, and groups counties by shared challenges. Dive into your county’s data and […]