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Welcome to the College of the Canyons Empowerment Programs Department!


We consist of four equity-driven programs with one united vision of putting students and their needs first by providing extra support, resources, and sense of community/belonging to ensure their academic success. Please read the brief descriptions below and click on the individual program you are interested in learning more about.


Apply!

Interested in EOPS/CARE, Inspire Scholars, Undocumented Resource Center, or CalWORKs?

Click here to access our Empowerment Program(s) Applications!

Summer Bridge

Empowerment Programs Summer Bridge Program

Get a head start at College of the Canyons, smoothly transtion from high school to college, and build long-lasting friendships

Presentation Request

Submit a request for us to present to your students

In-person or virtual classroom presentations available


CalWORKs

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility for Kids

Students with dependent children who are receiving government assistance

EOPS

Extended Opportunity Programs & Services

Students who demonstrate both academic and financial need

Inspire Scholars

Inspiring Students Promoting Independence and Resilience in Education

 Current/Former foster youth

URC

Undocumented Resource Center

Undocumented Students (AB 540, DACA, dreamers, out of
status, TPS, etc.)