Our Mission

DCP prepares first-generation students for college success. We believe every student has the potential to succeed.

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“Ever since I was a sophomore here I knew I wanted to come back to teach. Why? Because of the students, staff, culture, desire to succeed, and being part of an amazing and fulfilling mission.”

Heidi Contreras DCP ’08, UC Merced ’12, Stanford STEP ’14
Spanish Teacher, Leadership Teacher, Sign Language Club Advisor