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

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Media Coverage

  • California Looks to Expand Financial Aid Access for Foster Youth, The Chronicles of Social Change, January 29, 2019.
  • County Works to Improve College Access for Foster, Probation Youth, SCVNews, October 3, 2018.
  • What’s Hindering Most Youth in Foster Care From Studying After High School? Youth Today, September 13, 2018.
  • Foster Youth in College. Insider California Education, May 23, 2018.
  • California Community College System Expands Foster Youth Support Program. Diverse, May 23, 2018.
  • FAFSA Challenge and SB 940 Remove Barriers to Foster Youth College Success. Perspectives, May 2018.
  • Helping former foster youth start and finish a new chapter. The San Diego Union-Tribune, May 1, 2018.
  • California Bill Would Help More Foster Youth Claim Financial Aid. The Chronicle of Social Change, April 16, 2018.
  • California Counties Rewarded for Signing Foster Youth Up for College Aid. The Chronicle of Social Change, April 10, 2018.
  • Remove financial aid roadblocks to open college doors for California’s foster youths. Sacramento Bee, March 27, 2018.
  • The Gifted Child in Foster Care: Lost in the Shuffle. Education Week. March 26, 2018.
  • College aid a game changer for foster youth, but many don’t apply. 89.3 KPCC, February 19. 2018
  • Bill would give foster youth greater access to Cal Grant financing. Daily Republic, January 31. 2018
  • ABC7 Stars: SFSU ‘Guardian Scholars’ co-founders help support former foster youth, ABC 7 News, January  27, 2018
  • New initiative helps foster youth apply for college financial aid. CSBA Blog. January 24, 2018
  • Only 3% of former foster children graduate college. Here’s how universities are working to change that, Orange County Register, December 23, 2017
  • In California, A Push to Help More Foster Youth Get Financial Aid, Chronicle of Social Change, December 19, 2017
  • Only 3% of former foster children graduate college. Here’s how universities are working to change that, The Press Enterprise, December 19, 2017
  • NextUp: Making a Difference for Foster Kids at Reedley College, Kings River Life Magazine, December 9, 2017
  • Yolo County and Woodland Community College Partner to Create Safe Space for Youth, Daily Democrat, December 7, 2017
  • These states are helping former foster youth navigate college, PBS News Hour, December 7, 2017
  • Arel Moodie Speaks on ‘Turning Dreams Into Degrees’ at Blueprint for Success Conference, LA Sentinel, November 6, 2017
  • ¿Cuál es la situación de los jóvenes que crecieron en el sistema de hogares de crianza?, Univision, October 16, 2017
  • Foster to Foster Radio, October 23, 2017
  • 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 Empire.us (January 4, 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)
  • “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)

Media Coverage Archives