About Career Ladders Project

Our mission

Career Ladders Project promotes equity-minded community college redesign.

We collaborate with colleges and their partners to discover, develop, and disseminate effective practices. Our policy work, research, and direct efforts with colleges lead to system change—and enable more students to attain certificates, degrees, transfers, and career advancement.

Career Ladders Project is nonprofit

Career Ladders Project was founded by the California Community Colleges Board of Governors in 2002. It operates under the fiscal sponsorship of the Foundation for California Community Colleges, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.