Reports and Resources:
Community College Students Prosper with TheDream.USFederal policy related to DACA- and TPS-eligible students may be uncertain, but TheDream.US, the nation’s largest college scholarship, access, and success program to support Dreamers, is making a major difference at many two-year and four-year campuses across the country. Learn how “scholar advisors” at several CCCIE member colleges provide students a roadmap to help them navigate to and through college and beyond. Read more.
Highlights of CCCIE’s Work CCCIE is pleased to share highlights of our work. Learn how we’re building ESL contextualized worksite training programs, providing technical assistance to help communities tap the talents of skilled immigrants, integrating immigrant education and workforce development, and expanding advocacy for Dreamers and all immigrant students. Read more.
Bridging the Gap for Foreign-Educated Immigrants: An Online Toolkit for Community Colleges and CBOsCCCIE and WES Global Talent Bridge developed this online toolkit that community college and CBO practitioners can use to integrate foreign-educated students into college programs and careers. You’ll find best practices, success stories, videos, checklists, and other interactive tools.
Joint Statement of Support for Higher Education Dream Act of 2019The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration, TheDream.US, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, National Association for College Admission Counseling, and the Community College Consortium for Immigrant Education express their support of Rep. John Lewis and Rep. Ruben Gallego’s recently introduced Higher Education Dream Act of 2019. The Higher Education Dream Act represents a bold and critically needed step to fulfill America’s promise of education and opportunity to immigrant youth and students, including individuals eligible for the Dream Act (commonly known as “Dreamers”), and Temporary Protected Status recipients. Read more.
Presidents for New American Success PledgeThe goal of our College Presidents Campaign is to engage additional community college presidents across the country in CCCIE’s mission. Westchester Community College in Valhalla, NY is proud to host CCCIE and be part of this national initiative. Read more about our Presidents for New American Success Pledge and sign on.
Learning the Language of RetailThe retail sector has one of the highest levels of limited English proficient workers. The National Immigration Forum, in partnership with the Walmart Foundation, CCCIE, and Miami Dade College are collaborating to develop a scalable, contextualized ESL program, Skills and Opportunity for the New American Workforce, to help retailers build stronger career pathways for their employees. Nearly 1.5 million retail workers have limited English proficiency. Read about our Year Two results and view this multi-media report.