College Access and Higher Education

Shining a Light on the Power of Community College

As told to Brian Rinker Geoff Green’s mantra is “of, by, and for.” Having learned the value of both activism and philanthropy at an early age, he witnessed the power of people organizing on their own behalf. As a result, Green says it’s his “obligation to be part of the solution.” That’s what he had been doing for the last 25 years, working as a community organizer and philanthropic leader on issues of racial equity, affordable housing, and environmental justice, before becoming the top executive at Santa Barbara City College Foundation. There he took on its mission of helping people [...more...]

California State University Channel Islands CSU Channel Islands

California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) has served as a landing spot for underrepresented minorities and/or the economically disadvantaged since […more…]

Blockbuster Gifts Can Change the Game for California Community Colleges SBCC Foundation

Geoff Green knows that Dan Pritzker and MacKenzie Scott are on to something. That is, Green believes that community colleges […more…]

A Platform for Empowerment Endowment for Youth Community

Endowment for Youth Community (EYC) President Guy R. Walker is well known for his politeness. Even before the interview began, […more…]

All Access to a Higher Education CSU Channel Islands

It’s a sunny August morning, just a couple days before California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI) starts its 2021-22 school […more…]