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Skyline's SparkPoint Center Gets Statewide Award

The program, which has been open for two years, provides financial coaching to students and community members.

The Los Angeles Times reported that 's SparkPoint Center was one of three community college programs recently honored in Sacramento for its work with underrepresented students.

The SparkPoint Center, which teaches students and community members financial literacy skills, received the Dr. John W. Rice Diversity and Equity Award. 

Santa Barbara City College’s Transitions Program and the African American Male Education Network & Development (A2MEND) program were also recipients of the award.

Skyline's SparkPoint Center has been open on the campus since 2010 and is partnering with United Way of the Bay Area. The program is modeled after the the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Center for Working Families, which promotes targeting poverty by offering one-stop shops for services.

To learn more, visit Skyline's website.

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