SACRAMENTO, CA – The Community College League of California (League) is pleased to announce two appointments to the organization’s government relations team. Andrew Martinez, former Senior Legislative Advocate for the California State University (CSU) System, joins the League as the new Director of Government Relations, and Ryan McElhinney, Legislative Advocate for the League, will now serve as Policy & Advocacy Manager.
Monday, April 27, 2020
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, Community College League of California President and CEO Larry Galizio issued the following statement in response to the election of the 2020-2021 Chief Executive Officers of the California Community Colleges (CEOCCC) Board.
Thursday, February 13, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA – Today, the Community College League of California released a new report offering California Community Colleges recommendations for reducing institutional and procedural barriers that prevent students from receiving their maximum financial aid, while also improving the disbursement of financial aid awards in a timely manner.
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
STATEWIDE - To kick off February as Financial Aid Awareness Month, the California Community College Student Financial Aid Administrators Association (CCCSFAA), the Community College Public Relations Organization (CCPRO), and the Community College League of California (League) are collaborating to ensure all current and future students are aware of their financial aid opportunities and reduce any debt as a higher education is pursued.
Monday, January 27, 2020
SACRAMENTO, CA - The Community College League of California (League) is pleased to announce California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis and state Attorney General Xavier Becerra as speakers at the Annual Legislative Conference, January 26-27, in Sacramento. "The League is honored to host two of California's most influential elected leaders who share our commitment to equity and quality public higher education,” said Larry Galizio, President & CEO of the Community College League of California.
Friday, January 10, 2020
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.
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.