Center for Community Learning, Inc.
About Us

The mission of the Center for Community Learning, Inc. is to provide a non-traditional alternative route for disadvantaged families and neighborhoods by increasing their ability to strengthen their communities, provide for their families, and nurture their children.

The Center for Community Learning, Inc. bases its work on the premises that:

  • Training the residents who support children and families in their communities will improve outcomes for children, families and neighborhoods;
  • Provided with a safe and supportive environment, adults will have increased confidence, the ability to improve their skills, take advantage of more resources, and continue their professional development;
  • Interacting and connecting with others will reduce isolation and increase attachment of community members to their neighborhood, community, and formal service providers;
  • Partnerships and collaboration will promote self-sufficiency in the families, creating strong leadership for the community.

To accomplish its mission, the Center for Community Learning, Inc.:

  • Conducts training, research, and program evaluation, and provides technical assistance on issues affecting disadvantaged communities;
  • Conducts training, research, and program evaluation, and provides technical assistance on issues affecting disadvantaged communities;
  • Creates, develops, and implements products, projects, and programs that contribute to the well-being, self-sufficiency, ability, and capacity of disadvantaged families and neighborhoods to govern themselves;
  • Promotes and studies community social networks that increase connectedness to resources in poor communities;
  • Provides education to communities, city, county, state, and federal agencies, and providers and consumers, through joint planning, program development, and technical assistance;
  • Provides a forum through which community members and formal providers can advocate, learn, exchange views, develop strategies, and implement programs.


Guiding Principles of the Center for Community Learning, Inc.:

  • CCL honors the culture, values, and mission of its partners, showing sensitivity and regard for feelings, ideals, and expectations.
  • CCL accepts where its partners are and begins work there; CCL elicits their wisdom rather than imposing its own agenda.
  • CCL agrees with its partners that there is mutual accountability for results, building on collaboration.
  • When striving to achieve common goals with its partners, CCL promotes justice, fairness, and equality.
  • CCL offers flexible, creative solutions uniquely fitted to the participant's needs.
  • CCL values diversity and inclusion in all of its work.
  • CCL provides honest, respectful feedback in order to advance shared goals.
  • CCL contributes to learning and capacity building in each project.
  • CCL seeks opportunities for its own continuous learning and for learning together with its partners.
Center for Community Learning Inc.
www.cfclinc.org
info@cfclinc.org
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