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This brief is a case study of successful efforts by manufacturing certificate programs at two community colleges that have resulted in economic mobility for graduates, especially for people of color. The programs included in this case study had racially diverse student enrollment, high rates of program completion, and favorable labor market outcomes. The findings of this study are based on in-depth interviews with program alumni. We also spoke with several employers and college personnel to better understand the programs. This brief aims to inform program design and delivery across community colleges nationally to create equitable economic mobility.