CCGI Named on The Education Trust-West’s “The Equity 8” List


The Equity 8 2024 LogoWe are proud to announce that The Education Trust-West included Governor Gavin Newsom’s $5 million funding of the California College Guidance Initiative (CCGI) as one of its Equity 8 proposals.

Each spring, The Education Trust-West analyzes California legislators’ proposals that impact California students. And each year, The Education Trust-West identifies and analyzes proposals that seek to increase opportunities and access to resources for under-resourced students throughout the state. The top eight “greatest opportunities to advance educational equity and justice” from that year are then included in The Education Trust-West’s The Equity 8 list.

“[CCGI] helps students and families by providing data-driven tools and infrastructure with student-focused curricula to help students move seamlessly from high school to college and/or a career. An increase of $5 million in ongoing funding will extend access to this platform to all 6th-12th grade students in California. This investment will help students and families understand their options, research job markets, submit college applications, and apply for financial aid. This platform will also give high school counselors access to information they need to provide students with one-on-one support in their college application process. This funding will be a big boost to college and career readiness.” – The Education Trust-West