Special Populations Collaborative

Economically Disadvantaged/All Special Populations

El Camino joins Green Jobs program

El Camino College has partnered with 10 other California community colleges in the Green Jobs Education Initiative. The initiative, sponsored by Southern California Edison, will provide $1 million for job training programs for students. El Camino received $100,000 from Edison, and will invest the funds in the California Community College Scholarship Endowment. The schools will receive an additional $50,000 from the Bernard Osher Foundation. The initiative will provide scholarships for dozens of students with financial needs at the school, each of whom will be awarded $1,000 a year for two years. February 2010