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California Budget Includes $5 Million for
Incarcerated and Formerly Incarcerated Community College Students

California Governor Jerry Brown signed a state budget that demonstrates the state’s strong commitment to education for all by allocating $5 million to California community colleges serving incarcerated and formerly incarcerated students. 
June 28, 2018

‘Engaging in Education Equity’ to Ensure Every Student Truly Succeeds
New toolkit from Opportunity Institute, the Dignity in Schools Campaign, and NAACP Legal Defense Fund gives communities resources to impact their schools
April 27, 2018

The Opportunity Institute Names Natasha O’Dell Archer Vice President for Strategy and Development
December 21, 2017

Potential Shown in California’s Investment to Improve Quality of Preschool
April 18, 2016

Seven Pilot Programs Will Transform Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Californians into College Graduates
March 23, 2016

New Non-Profit, The Opportunity Institute, Takes Unique Approach to Social Mobility 
February, 17, 2016


New nonprofit aims to push for social mobility, educational equity
Washington Post | February 17, 2016

Berkeley nonprofit launches with 'cradle-to-career' approach
San Francisco Chronicle | February 17, 2016

To Expand Opportunity, Expand the Promise of Education
Huffington Post | February 17, 2016