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Amber Clark

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I, Amber Clark, a former foster youth and single mom, was a reentry student at MiraCosta where I received the support and encouragement necessary to achieve my degree. I could never have attained a degree or gone to higher education at all if there were no financial aid. California’s community colleges give disadvantaged students opportunities, empowering communities to end widespread poverty, disease, crime and many other social ills—just by giving people a chance to learn.