The Rising Scholars Advisory Committee adopts the following principles to guide colleges as they exercise their local control to serve formerly incarcerated students on campus.
“College is for Everyone” is a resource created by the Youth Law Center for students, program staff, and probation staff.
Free interactive toolkit created by Bank of America in partnership with Kahn Academy to help student save money and manage finances.
Sample agreement between participating students and Project Rebound at Sac State, outlining expectations and minimum requirements.
The FAQs were developed for community college students with an arrest or conviction record to learn about their rights and responsibilities when seeking employment with a local California community college.
This is a toolkit for formerly incarcerated students in California Community Colleges. It was created based on input from formerly incarcerated students throughout California.
On February 8th, the California Community Colleges Chancellor issued guidance on Fair Chance Hiring Best Practices (Policy Guidance) following the December 2018 Chancellor’s legal advisory (Office of General Counsel Advisory 2018-04) regarding the use of criminal history records in hiring, promotion and retention decisions by the community colleges and districts. The policy guidance and legal advisory together pave the way for California’s higher education system to expand employment opportunities for people with arrest and conviction records.
This legal advisory provides a survey of applicable laws and suggests an approach to employment decisions that will help community colleges comply with their legal obligations.
Information and links for people on probation who are interested in coming to community college.
Information and links for people on parole who are interested in coming to community college.