Liberty’s Kitchen And Delgado Community College Announce Partnership for Free College-Level Course
NEW ORLEANS – Liberty’s Kitchen and Delgado Community College announced in a press release a partnership to offer Liberty’s Kitchen participants and alumni a free College and Career Readiness class, starting Spring 2019 at Liberty’s Kitchen (300 N. Broad Street). This program is made possible by the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
The non-credit class includes academic advising and is eligible for prior learning credit upon future enrollment at Delgado. Delgado will provide the textbook and course materials free of charge. Classes take place from March 25 through June 12 on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays, from 2 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.
Chief executive officer Dennis Bagneris said: “Our alumni have often used Liberty’s Kitchen as a first step to re-engaging further education. I’m excited to take an important step with Delgado Community College and the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to formalize that pathway.”
“Delgado welcomes all Liberty’s Kitchen participants and alumni to explore their educational and career potential through this innovative program designed with their needs in mind,” said Arlanda Williams, vice chancellor of workforce development and institutional advancement, dean of technical education, and executive dean of the River City Site, Delgado Community College.
Liberty’s Kitchen creates pathways for New Orleans youth to create and achieve their vision of success through workforce training, leadership development, and support of healthy lifestyles.