Thursday, June 22, 2017
The RP Group

Equity

Equity

Our efforts focus on strengthening the success of all students, particularly historically underrepresented groups such as students of color, low-income students, first generation students, foster youth, students with disabilities, and veterans.

Related Projects

List of Focus Group series involving students, staff, faculty, and/or administration, conducted by the RP Group to help colleges inform programs, equity plans, campus culture, and more.


Third party evaluations we have conducted to help improve outcomes and increase the effectiveness of student success initiatives, programs and various efforts by community colleges and other higher education-based organizations. 


Study and findings that resulted in the foundation for the creation of the Community College Pathways for Foster Youth (CCP), a million dollar initiative funded by The Walter S. Johnson Foundation, the Stuart Foundation, and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation to assist campus programs in improving college and career outcomes for former foster youth at 10 California Community Colleges.


Study on the effectiveness of the EOPS program in serving students with economic and/or social disadvantages.


Longitudinal research study of the long-term impacts of the Academy for College Excellence (ACE) on students’ academic and employment outcomes.


Facilitation of a series of student focus groups and sharing findings at a practitioner convening to understand the educational experiences of student populations identified in Cabrillo College’s equity efforts.


Toolkit featuring a literature review, a framework of strategies, and an institutional self assessment designed to assist two- and four-year institutions in strengthening financial stability and closing attainment gaps for low-income students.


Defining study on how community colleges can feasibly deliver support both inside and outside the classroom to improve success for all students, with a focus on African-American and Latino learners.