Welfare Reform

Spring
1997
Resolution Number: 
22.01
Contact: 
Assigned to : 
Category: 
Financial Aid
Status: 
In Progress

Whereas the new welfare legislation will have a direct impact on enrollment in the California community colleges, and

Whereas welfare reform legislation in California will limit the participant to one year of study, training and/or preparation for the workforce,


Resolved that the Academic Senate urge the Board of Governors to work with the Legislature and the Governor to extend the educational time line for welfare recipients to a two-year program.

Status Report: 

The Chair of the Ad Hoc Welfare Committee is working with the Chancellor's Office through California Advocates.