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Agenda Item (IV-B-3)

Meeting6/12/2018 - Committee
Agenda ItemCommittee - Teaching and Learning (IV-B-3)
SubjectFoster Youth MOU with the City of Riverside Economic Development Agency Workforce Development Division, Housing Authority of the County of Riverside, Alvord Unified School District and Riverside Unified School District
College/DistrictRiverside
Funding N/A
Recommended ActionIt is requested that the Board of Trustees approve the Foster Youth MOU with the City of Riverside Economic Development Agency Workforce Development Division, Housing Authority of the County of Riverside, Alvord Unified School District and Riverside Unified School District.

Background Narrative:


The purpose of this MOU is to establish a collaborative team to cooperatively pursue and define the expectations, rights, and responsibilities of the parties listed above with regard to an intergovernmental partnership to obtain project funding and supportive services that will lead to the construction of a special needs housing project in Downtown Riverside that will serve college-aged persons who have aged-out of the foster care system.

The collaborative partners share a mutual desire to provide opportunities to foster youth seeking a path out of poverty and homelessness through education. RCCD has launched its Completion Counts through Pathways program seeking to end poverty through education. The Partners support the objective of the Completion Counts through Pathways program and seek to collaborate in the development of housing affordable to the local foster youth and otherwise homeless attending RCCD pursuing continued education.

Prepared By: Irving Hendrick, Interim President, Riverside City College
 FeRita Carter, Vice President of Student Services (RCC)

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