My immigrant story: from community college to Harvard

My name is Gillian – I am a first generation college student and I will be attending Harvard for my Master’s this Fall. Without community college, I would not be where I am today. My parents never attended college; my mom didn’t even go to high school. My parents believed in the importance of education, […]

How One University Student Helped Build Providence Promise

This article was previously posted on By Madalyn Ciampi I was finishing my Master’s Degree at Brown University when I began working at Civic Nation. As an Urban Education Policy graduate student, I knew I wanted to find an internship that would expose me to large scale movements in education, but I had reservations about […]

CPC Celebrates Nevada’s Free Community College Law

The College Promise Campaign celebrates Nevada’s passage of legislation making a free community college education available to graduating high school seniors. Governor Brian Sandoval (R) signed the Nevada Promise Scholarship into law on June 8, following its unanimous, bipartisan support in both houses of the State Legislature. “The College Promise Campaign celebrates Nevada for joining […]

Nevada Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Free Community College

This article was previously posted on By Matt Caffrey, Director of Engagement and Advocacy, College Promise Campaign Free college was a big issue in last year’s election. Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton campaigned on sweeping plans to make public colleges and universities free. Donald Trump campaigned on making our nation’s colleges and universities more affordable. Those […]

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