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Jorge J. C.  Sales
Director of Collaborative Services

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Egypt photo gallery

Click on the photo above to browse through our gallery of students participating in the 2009 Egypt Initiative orientation at American River College.
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Watch students discuss what they hope to achieve by participating in the Egypt Initiative.
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California Community Colleges Egypt Initiative
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Diversity, quality, flexibility, and connectivity.

The Initiative for Egypt provides young professionals from Egypt a year-long critical skills training opportunity at community colleges throughout California. Participants are trained in various disciplines including agriculture, business, allied health, and hospitality. This program is possible through partnerships between the Community College Chancellor's Office, the US State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Fulbright Commission-Egypt.
  Our Partners  
California Community College
Chancellor's Office

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The Chancellor's Office is the administrative branch of the California Community College system. Under the direction of the Board of Governors of the California Community Colleges, the Chancellor's Office provides leadership, advocacy, and support for the community college system.
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US Department of State
Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
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The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the US Department of State fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly, sympathetic, and peaceful relations.
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  Participating Colleges  
Fourteen colleges across California are participating in this year's Egypt Initiative. Participants will benefit from the wide range of vocational/occupational programs, various campus organizations, and a diverse student population unique to California's community colleges.

Participating Schools
  • American River College
  • Butte Community College
  • El Camino Community College
  • Glendale Community College
  • Irvine Valley College
  • Los Angeles City College
  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College
  • Moreno Valley College
  • Ohlone College
  • Riverside Community College
  • Sacramento City College
  • Saddleback College
  • Shasta College
  • West Valley College

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