Achieving Social Justice Through Community Colleges

This is the one hundred and thirty-seventh episode of Public Interest Podcast with Dr. DeRionne Pollard, President of Montgomery College, former President of Las Positas College, former VP of Educational Affairs at the College of Lake County, and a former English faculty member, who speaks about higher education within the context of poverty and affordability. Dr. Pollard speaks about community colleges as a means of closing the achievement gap, engaging communities, and creating a talent pipeline for long-term economic growth. Dr. Pollard works to improve access, affordability, and diversity in higher education.