City College

In 2013, City College of San Francisco, the only community college in San Francisco and an engine of upward mobility and continuing education for tens of thousands of students each year, faced an existential crisis: a private accrediting body planned to revoke City College’s accreditation. With support from SFALP students— including Molly Alarcon ’15, who now works alongside her former supervisors as a deputy city attorney — San Francisco sued the accrediting agency for its failure to follow Department of Education requirements or provide due process to the school. Still in school at the time, Molly flew out to San Francisco and assisted the trial team that successfully litigated the case and prevented City College from going under.

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City College secures full accreditation

City College assured of protections, open process in ‘tough and thorough’ final injunction