SACRAMENTO, CA (STL.News) — This week, as young people return to California institutions of higher learning, California Governor Gavin Newsom will be traveling the state to highlight that for the first time ever, California will provide two free years of community college to any first-time, full-time California student. On his first stop, the Governor will visit a classroom at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento. The California state budget allocates $42 million in additional funding to assist an estimated 33,000 eligible students statewide.
Later this week, the Governor will visit a community college in Southern California to continue promoting the state’s new two years free community college initiative.
Governor Visits Cosumnes River College
When: Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at 10:35 a.m.
Where: Cosumnes River College, 8401 Center Pkwy, Sacramento, CA 95823.
**Note: Pool footage, audio and photos of the Governor’s visit will be available to media shortly after the event, reporters interested in receiving this content should contact Danella.Debel@gov.ca.gov ahead of the event.