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Partner Programs and Organizations

Staff Partnerships

  • The Oakland Promise has contributed both significant financial resources as well as mentorship to CCPA graduates.
  • Safe Passages provides mental health counseling, free legal services, a food pantry, tax preparation, and funds our 8th Period.
  • La Clinica de la Raza is the provider for the Havenscourt Health Clinic, in which students and their families can receive primary care services as well as dental and mental health.
  • Oakland Ed Fund (formerly OSF) has supported CCPA since its founding, and continues to be a valuable partner.
  • Oakland Community Organizations (OCO) has been a valuable partner to CCPA families since our founding.
  • East Bay Community Law Center has staff on campus through our FRC weekly. The work with students and families primarily on housing and immigration issues.
  • One of our mental health counselors comes to us from the East Bay Agency for Children.

Student Programs

  • BuildOn organizes community service and Trek opportunities for students. 
  • East Bay Consortium’s Pre-Collegiate Academy is open by application to our students with above a 2.5 GPA at the end of 7th grade.  The program offers rigorous summer academic instruction as well as continued mentorship through high school graduation.
  • College Track has afforded up to 10 students per year the opportunity to receive academic acceleration, after school tutoring, summer programming, guidance, and financial support.  
  • Summer Search invites up to 6 nominees from our 10th grade every year.  Students participate in summer travel opportunities as well as continued mentorship.
  • Mills Educational Talent Search (METS) works with a cohort of our students and provides college workshops, filed trips and advising.
  • No Barriers USA/Learning AFAR has funded and coordinated scholarship international trips since 2011.  
  • Upward Bound at Mills offers college-prep support for our students "to ensure they are on the right path toward college entrance."
  • GetSet is a summer STEM program for rising high school girls.  
  • Heads Up is a highly competitive summer program located at the Head Royce School in Oakland.  Students are recruited for Heads Up in 5th grade.