The Power of The Promise
- Apr 5, 2017 - LACCD Creates Alex Godoy Scholarship Fund In Memory of San Bernardino Terrorist Attack Victim
- Sep 15, 2016 - College Promise
- Apr 14, 2016 - LACCD Applauds Mayor Garcetti’s Vision for Tuition-Free Community College Opportunity
- 2015 - LACCD Board President Svonkin Named to Obama's Advisory Board on Tuition-Free Proposal
- 2013 - LACCD Board Supports President's Tuition Free Proposal
Why I GiveAnne Diga, Associate General Counsel at the Los Angeles Community College District, shares her story.
In the News
Source: LA School Report | November 28, 2017
Los Angeles College Promise has been helping to reduce financial barriers that many Latino students face attending college. It has served as an example for the state this year to create the California Community Promise program, which will provide one year of free tuition to all first-time, full-time community college students in California.
Source: KPCC | August 9, 2017
Community college officials overseeing the Los Angeles College Promise initiative are reporting that enrollment for the new program – which waives a year of community college tuition for L.A. Unified graduates – is much higher than expected at several of L.A.’s nine community college campuses.
Source: Los Angeles Daily News | July 13, 2017
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke to about 150 Pierce College students who are among the first recipients of free college enrollment under the Los Angeles College Promise program. The program was created to increase the number of community college graduates, university transfer and workforce-ready students throughout the region.
Source: Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles College Promise will provide one year of tuition at any of the nine L.A. Community College District campuses to all full-time enrolled qualifying students graduating from LAUSD and charter high schools, starting in 2017.