Advocacy

CLPHA Education Working Group: Predatory PostSecondary Institutions Webinar

Webinar
Feb 12, 2020
CLPHA
A discussion with attorney Alex Elson from the National Student Legal Defense Network and director of FAIL STATE, Alex Shebanow, to talk about predatory for-profit institutions and how that affects low income residents. About the film: Over five years in the making, FAIL STATE investigates the fo

Keeping Kids Healthy and Engaged When School is Out Through Public and Affordable Housing Communities

Policy Brief
Dec 4, 2019
In California, more than 3.7 million students were eligible for free or reduced priced school meals in the 2017-2018 school year. For many of those students, school meals are the primary source of regular access to healthy food.

NCAN Announces New Advocacy Grant Opportunity for Members

The National College Access Network is pleased to launch this opportunity for our members to engage in advocacy work in higher education policy. Policy decisions at both the federal and state level impact students’ ability to access, pay for, and succeed in college. Our students’ voices, and those of the practitioners who work with them, are powerful avenues to influence policymakers’ decisions at the state level and in Washington, D.C.