Friday, January 10, 2020

Community College League of California President Larry Galizio Issues Statement on 2020-21 California Budget Proposal

SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Governor Gavin Newsom released his 2020-21 Budget Proposal. Community College League of California President and CEO Larry Galizio issued the following statement in response to the proposed budget:
"Governor Newsom's 2020-21 Budget establishes a baseline investment in important areas including: student hunger, dual enrollment, faculty diversification, apprenticeships, and support for undocumented students. District leaders look forward to working with Governor Newsom, the legislature, and our colleagues and community college stakeholders to increase investment in deferred maintenance, instructional equipment, and other critical areas to grow the per-student funding in California's largest and most diverse sector of higher education."
A joint analysis will be released by the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office with further details and information about the 2020-21 budget proposal.
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The Community College League of California (League), whose vision is Quality Public Community Colleges for All Californians, is a nonprofit public benefit corporation with a voluntary membership of the 73 local community college districts in California. The League promotes student access and success by strengthening colleges through advocacy, policy development, leadership development, and district services. Visit our website at