Education is for Everyone

By Derek Chartrand Wallace
EOPS, or Extended Opportunities Programs and Services, is dedicated to ensuring that the disadvantaged have every opportunity to become students, and that students have every opportunity and advantage. EOPS Coordinator Ramona Butler delves in to the dynamics and abilities of Berkeley City College’s support network. Continue reading Education is for Everyone


UMOJA Lands at BCC

By Doris Kiambati
UMOJA Coordinator Shannon Penn is creating a safe space for Black students at Berkeley City College. In an interview with The BCC Voice, Penn explains her efforts — funding, outreach and validating the voices of Black students — supporting the UMOJA group during its second year at BCC. Continue reading UMOJA Lands at BCC

Free Tuition

By Adam Mann
Two steps forward… City College of San Francisco has initiated a pilot program that allows students to attend free of charge and Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that would provide for students’ first year of community college. The BCC Voice examines the unique hurdles to offering free education faced by the Peralta Community College District. Continue reading Free Tuition