MEDIA ADVISORY — California Community Colleges To Join Four-year Universities and Top Law Schools to Create Pathway to Law Degrees
April 29, 2014
HAYWARD, CA — California Community Colleges Chancellor Brice W. Harris will join higher education leaders and their representatives on May 1 to sign an agreement that will provide students at 24 community colleges a smoother pathway to six of California’s top law schools. The Community Colleges Pathway to Law School initiative, sponsored by the State Bar of California’s Council on Access & Fairness, is an unprecedented effort within California higher education to enhance opportunities and advancement in the legal profession for diverse populations, particularly those who have been underrepresented. The agreement will be signed as part of Law Day Celebration activities at Chabot College in Hayward.