Partnership Initiatives


ATLAS is a dynamic partnership between College of Alameda, Workforce Investment and Community Based Organizations to design and deliver career pathways training in the transportation and logistics industry. Our curricula are designed with input from logistics industry experts and integrate college-level, adult-education and nonprofit resources to create a comprehensive education, …

Center for Community Change & Urban Leadership (CCUL)

The Community Change and Urban Leadership Initiative is “a coalition of people and organizations dedicated to creating the conditions for healthy East Bay community life in the 21st century.”  This program is designed to empower and build the capacity of people and their communities to expand their own “life chances” …

College of Alameda (COA) Promise Scholarship

The College of Alameda (COA) Promise is a pathway for Alameda high school graduates to access a quality college education. Eligible students will receive a year of college without fees. The COA Promise provides students with intensive academic support and college transfer assistance as well as book stipend and a laptop. Interested in …

Fab Lab

A Fab Lab is a space where you can come to take advantage of tools, resources, and technology, using traditional and advanced manufacturing equipment to make almost anything.

Maritime Painting / Bay Ship & Yacht

The Maritime Painting Program (AUTOB 49) will prepare you become a competitive candidate for painting positions within the maritime field. The course consists of both theory and lab and provides you with the opportunity to receive on-site training at Bay Ship & Yacht [] in Alameda, CA.


MESA is a peer and professional support community whose aim is to increase access and opportunities of success in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)-related fields for first-generation, low-income, and under-represented college students.

New Dream

This program that provides for targeted outreach and special admissions for parolees, probationers and formerly incarcerated members of the community. The population is highly comprised of underrepresented, marginalized, and disenfranchise individuals. The program is aimed at low risk parolees with the desire and potential to enter college as full time …

Pathway to Law School

The Public Law or Pathway to Law School Track is part of the Community Change and Urban Leadership Initiative at College of Alameda. This sequence of courses is designed to provide an introduction to the field and practice of law leading to the status of being a “COAF Scholar” upon …