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It’s a few weeks before the California elections so I am sure everyone is REALLY excited about laws and bills and policy! Right? Well, here is an update from NACAC on what is going on at the federal …

There may be money coming your way! ACT NOW and tell your legislators what to do!

The new federal budget signed last week includes a remarkable $700 million for the Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grant—an increase that nearly triples …

WACAC in Sacramento and D.C.!

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By Alyson Tom and Amy Brennen

WACAC’s Government Relations and Advocacy Committee (GRAC) celebrated yet another successful Sacramento legislative conference, where even more WACAC members learned to advocate for themselves and their students.

 During February 5th and 6th, dozens of

What is advocacy and why should we do it?

Just as we advocate for our students in our daily work lives, we need to publicly advocate for students to improve their readiness for college, access to college and ability to …

WACAC Hits DC

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The Government Relations team was on it again earlier this month, but this time it was in D.C. Several members of WACAC, including our president, Jeff Morrow, were in the nation’s capital, talking to House Representatives and Senators about issues …

by Priscilla Vivio

The last several months have felt a bit like a roller coaster ride for a lot of us, particularly those of us who are involved in public service, or who work with marginalized populations, or who simply …

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The California November ballot is one of the longest in recent memory, filled with various initiatives dealing with issues as diverse as the death penalty and marijuana legalization.  There are four initiatives that particularly affect education.  So …

The WACAC Government Relations Advocacy Committee will continue to monitor political developments in the Western region and nationally as we approach the 2016 General Election. If you want to help to make a difference and improve educational access and equity