Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 53.50
Liaison Brad Haydel
Submission Date July 17, 2019
Executive Letter Download

STARS v2.1

California State University, Los Angeles
EN-10: Community Partnerships

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 3.00 / 3.00 Taffany Lim
Senior Director
Center for Engagement, Service, & the Public Good
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Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability :
The Asset Building Clinic

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? :
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe?:
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus?:
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above:

Partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability. Lead is a tenured social work faculty member, students are trained to be financial navigators and partner with community organizations to provide resource informational and referrals on financial literacy when they are seeking free income tax assistance. The program serves the predominantly Latino population in East Los Angeles, most of whom are economically disadvantaged.
https://www.assetbuildingclinic.org/


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (2nd partnership):
Achieve LA

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (2nd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (2nd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (2nd partnership):
The partnership supports at least one, but not all three, dimensions of sustainability

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (2nd partnership) (Yes, No, or Not Sure):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (2nd partnership):

Cal State LA partners with the YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles on a cradle to college pipeline program called "Achieve LA." We focus on economically disadvantaged communities that are served by the YMCA and offer joint programming and build a culture of college readiness by frequent contacts and innovative programming.


Name of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability (3rd partnership):
Community Gardens

Does the institution provide financial or material support for the partnership? (3rd partnership):
Yes

Which of the following best describes the partnership timeframe? (3rd partnership):
Multi-year or ongoing

Which of the following best describes the partnership’s sustainability focus? (3rd partnership):
The partnership simultaneously supports social equity and wellbeing, economic prosperity, and ecological health

Are underrepresented groups and/or vulnerable populations engaged as equal partners in strategic planning, decision-making, implementation and review? (3rd partnership) (Yes, No, or Unknown):
Yes

A brief description of the institution’s formal community partnership to advance sustainability, including website URL (if available) and information to support each affirmative response above (3rd partnership):

Cal State LA's Asian American Studies program partners with the Alhambra Unified School District to collaborate on the creation and sustainability of community gardens on underserved school sites. Students from our program are involved in all stages of building and sustaining the gardens in partnership with the schools.


A brief description of the institution’s other community partnerships to advance sustainability:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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Carnegie Classification partnership list

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