Last Thursday, Insight Campaigns Client College Track celebrated the launch of its new program site in the Los Angeles community of Watts, CA. In a community where only 3% of residents have a bachelors degree, College Track is determined to make college an expectation not the exception. The program makes a ten-year commitment that supports students through every crucial step of high school and college through college graduation.
Like millions of Americans, we were outraged by the Citizens United decision and the flood of money that it unleashed on our democracy. Given the insidious way that money seeps into nearly every critical policy issue, we view this money as one of the biggest threats to our political system. So when given an opportunity to be a part of a groundbreaking initiative to rollback money’s influence, we jumped at it.