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Transcript- Episode 90: REVISITING: How To Empower the Community and Remove Barriers For Students with Dr. Laura Ramirez Episode 90

Mar 28, 2023


00:00:00            Dr. Laura

And when we talk about equity, when we talk about guided pathways, when we talk about helping our students move up the socioeconomic ladder, all those things really come back to one thing, and it's community. And that's the bare bones of what a community college is.

Mar 28, 2023

What is holding our students back from more jobs, internships, and climbing that ladder of socio-economic status? Dr. Laura Ramirez, Assistant Superintendent and Vice President of Instruction at Pasadena City College believes the answer is community.

Today, Dr. Ramirez shares what the community of industry partners,...

Transcript- Episode 89: REVISITING: Why We Must Build Systems That Stop Forcing Students To Choose Between Learning & Living With Joel Vargas Episode 89

Mar 14, 2023

00:00:00 Joel

There're major economic drivers in any region. How are those being connected with investments in local entrepreneurship, ensuring that there're vehicles to increase access to capital through vehicles like community development and financial institutions?

00:00:13 Joel

It's not just about...

Mar 14, 2023

Too many people are forced to decide between surviving and getting an education. Especially among the underrepresented student, first generation student, and minority student populations, the barriers to education are insurmountable. How do we start building systems and solutions that ensure access to economic...