Coming together in a circle to communicate is an ancient form of gathering. Circles can be a powerful means by which group members can listen, share, inquire, and...read more
Sharing PCC’s analyses of local, state, and federal policies impacting college access and success, insights from higher education leaders on equity-centered plans and practices, and student perspectives about the urgent need for greater college access and affordability to support them realizing their career aspirations.
In this Newsletter Policy Letter | Snapshot of Illinois Policy | Snapshot of Federal Policy Upcoming Events | Take Action Letter from Senior Policy Manager Emily Goldman This week, the...read more
On the last day of a shortened session, the Illinois General Assembly passed a budget that included a historic $122M increase in the Monetary Award Program (MAP), which...read more
The second annual Illinois Equity in Attainment (ILEA) Initiative Equity Institute was held February 24-25, 2022 with record-setting attendance of nearly 600 participants. Staff, faculty and administrators from...read more
For Illinois college students like PCC Student Advisory Council member Angelina Furlan, Monetary Award Program (MAP) grant funding can make or break the decision to go to a...read more
Dear ILEA Partners, I am excited to bring you greetings on behalf of your PCC Family. My name is Kim Everett (she/her/hers), and I have the honor of...read more