CCP in the News

Investing in public relations can pay big dividends when it comes to fundraising and garnering support among key decision makers on your campus and in your community. Below are examples of media coverage obtained by California College Pathways partners as well as program videos that may be used as marketing materials.

Program Videos

Sample Program Newsletters

Media Coverage

  • Finding Their Way: program gives foster-care and homeless students the support they need, Chico News Review, August 17, 2017.
  • Sierra College Receives $10K to Help Former Foster Youth, Roseville & Granite Bay Press Tribune, August 10, 2017.
  • Only 3 Percent of Foster Kids Graduate College – Meet One of Them Who Defied the Odds, People, May 22, 2017.
  • $1 Million Scholarship Fund Started to Help Most Vulnerable Cal State San Bernardino Students,” SB Sun, May 9, 2017.
  • “El Camino College Receives $40K Grant,” Redondo Beach Patch, (May 4, 2017)
  •  “Wanda Bonnell to retire, leaves behind legacy of Promise Scholars,” The S!GNAL, CSU Stanislaus, (May 3, 2017)
  • Life in College After a Life in Foster Care,” New York Times (April 25, 2017)
  • Foster youth programs give students a place to heal and growPasadena City College Courier (April 19, 2017)
  • “Riverside colleges want to create a college pipeline for foster youth” KPCC (April 5, 2017)
  • “Want Foster Youth to Succeed in College? Bills Make Financial Aid Easier to Get” The Sacramento Bee (March 17, 2017)
  • Chuck and Shelby Obershaw Create Endowment at CSUSB” Inland (January 4, 2017)
  • “Cal State East Bay Helps Former Foster Youth Graduate” Post News Group (January 2, 2017)
  • “Student Who Began College With Parents in Prison Helps Freshmen Without Family Settle In” Inside Edition (September 14, 2016)
  • “Readiness program aims to enrich foster youth education opportunities” Daily Bruin (August 1, 2016)
  • “Foster Care Kid Graduates College Through Cal Poly Program” NBC4 News (July 3, 2016)
  • Weekend of commencements begin CSUSM: Graduates among first to attend foster youth program” The San Diego Union Tribune (May 20, 2016)
  • Renaissance Scholars promote foster care awarenessThe Poly Post (May 17, 2016)
  • “Foster Care Youth: Using Technology to Provide Support” Social Work Helper (February 16, 2016)
  • “AT&T gifts Pepperdine Foster Youth program $165K” Malibu Surfside News (February 16, 2016)
  • “Central Valley foster youths will be getting a helping hand with college” ABC30 (January 20, 2016)
  • “UC Regent Hosts Holiday Party for Guardian Scholars” Santa Barbara Independent (December 8, 2015)
  • “Hancock College to receive funding for new foster youth program” Lompoc Record (November 19, 2015)
  • “Pasadena City College to Receive Funds from $15 million State Grant for Foster Care Students” Pasadena News Now (November 4, 2015)
  • “Education Matters: “Higher Ed for Foster Care Students” Your Central Valley (November 2, 2015)
  • “California, New York Bet on Foster Youth to Succeed in College” Chronicle of Social Change (October 28, 2015)
  • “Sierra College Supports Former Foster Youth” Rocklin Today (August 25, 2015)
  • “Santa Monica College Guardian Scholars Program fosters achievement” Santa Monica Daily Press (July 22, 2015)
  • “Long road to a CSUSB diploma for Renaissance program student” San Bernardino Sun (June 14, 2015)
  • “Snapp Shots: Former foster child beats odds, graduating Cal law” San Jose Mercury News (May 13, 2015)
  • “Close to Home: Helping former foster youth navigate college” The Press Democrat (May 13, 2015)
  • “Sierra College fundraiser supports foster children” KCRA (April 28, 2015)
  • “Anonymous donor keeps Cabrillo foster youth program alive” Santa Cruz Sentinel (April 27, 2015)
  • “New Grant Benefits Foster Youth at Santa Monica College” Santa Monica Lookout (February 19, 2015)
  • “Toro Guardian Scholars program receives $40k from Pritzker Foster Care Initiative” CSUDH News (February 2, 2015)
  • “Collective bargaining pact, other agreements on Solano Community College agenda Wednesday” Times Herald News (December 13, 2014)
  • “NORCO: College gets grant for foster youth” The Press Enterprise (December 10, 2014)
  • “UC Merced chancellor at White House summit” The Modesto Bee (December 3, 2014)
  • “Solano College students reach out to help peersDaily Republic (October 29, 2014)
  • “Former foster children fight for lifeline at CCSFSan Francisco Chronicle (September 29, 2014)

Media Coverage Archives