WHAT WE DO

The Clemente Course in the Humanities offers ambitious low-income adults the opportunity to earn 6 college credits by completing a free college seminar in literature, American history, art history, moral philosophy, writing and critical thinking.

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WHO WE ARE

Clemente students are highly-motivated leaders in their workplaces, families, and communities. Yet they have never been able to reach their educational goals because of practical obstacles such as the high price of tuition.

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WHY IT MATTERS

Through the Clemente Course in the Humanities, graduates develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that help them achieve success in their own lives and contribute to the success of their families and communities.

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CLEMENTE STUDENTS ARE:

  • Dedicated to building better lives for themselves and their families

  • Diverse

  • Hard-Working

  • Leaders in their communities

  • Dedicated to addressing some of the problems they have personally experienced so that those who come after them will not encounter the same obstacles

CLEMENTE TEACHERS ARE:

  • Dedicated to building better lives for themselves and their families

  • Diverse

  • Hard-Working

  • Leaders in their communities

  • Dedicated to addressing some of the problems they have personally experienced so that those who come after them will not encounter the same obstacles

CLEMENTE SUPPORTERS ARE:

  • Committed to making Worcester a great place to live, work, learn, raise a family, and run a business.

  • Committed to purposeful philanthropy and want to focus on projects that use resources efficiently to make a significant difference on an important issue.

  • People who believe that the diversity of Worcester’s citizens can be one of our greatest assets

  • People who believe that Worcester’s educational and cultural institutions are among our greatest assets.

  • People who believe in the transformational power of education to improve the lives of individuals and bring them together to build better families and communities.