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Advocacy

The Value of Student Advocacy

More than 20 students from Portland Community College travelled to Washington, D.C. to attend the 2019 National Legislative Summit.

College Leaders’ Recommendations for the Higher Education Act

The Higher Education Committee of 50 released their final recommendations for the Higher Education Act (HEA) reauthorization. The group includes community college presidents, trustees, administrators, and financial aid staff.

Advocating for Second Chance Pell

ACCT holds a congressional briefing on the benefits of postsecondary education for incarcerated students and expanding access to federal financial aid.

The Trustee's Role in Effective Advocacy

General guidelines for building relationships with policymakers

New Report Details Opportunities for Community Colleges to Expand Apprenticeships

Community colleges are leaders in offering work-based learning opportunities. Colleges can serve more students by expanding apprenticeship programs to emerging industries and focusing on diversity

Q & A with Bobby Scott

Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA.) is currently serving his 13th term in the United States Congress, representing Virginia’s third congressional district in the House of Representatives. He currently serves as the Ranking Member on the House Committee on Education and Labor, on which he has served since he first took office in 1993.
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