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Fact Sheet for Individuals on Parole in California

Local community colleges can help individuals on parole gain skills, find a better job, and succeed. Regardless of conviction histories, anyone meeting the basic enrollment criteria can take advantage of the opportunities and resources provided by local community colleges. These include but are not limited to degrees and job training certificates in more than 175 fields, on-campus resource centers, and accommodating class schedules. This fact sheet provides an overview eligibility and enrollment, benefits and opportunities, and necessary logistics such as financial aid, application processes, and career-specific academic programs for individuals on parole.