Community Overcoming Recidivism through Education (CORE)
The California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office awarded $5 million to 44 community colleges throughout the state to grow and establish on-campus community college programs for formerly incarcerated and system impacted students. Pasadena City College (PCC) was one of the 44 community colleges allocated $113,636, enabling our campus to develop our program CORE - Community Overcoming Recidivism through Education.
CORE provides support services to formerly incarcerated and system impacted students enrolling at Pasadena City College (PCC). CORE focuses on students’ reentry into their communities in order for them to succeed through the development of job skills, attaining Associates degree and/or certificate, and/or the ability to transfer to a four-year college or university.
Our current funding from the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office will run out in Spring 2021. If you are interested in financially assisting our program, any donations would be extremely appreciated.
Contact us to learn how you can support continuing the CORE program at PCC
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