Advocacy

2017 College Access Advocacy Day 

Registration is now closed. For more information, contact Sarah via email at: sarah(a)micollegeaccess.org or call 517-316-1713. 

Join us for Michigan College Access Advocacy Day, on April 20, 2017. We will meet with state legislators and advocate for postsecondary education and highlight the work being done to increase Michigan’s degree-attainment rate. While at the State Capitol, participants will also have the opportunity to network with partners working in the college access and success field. Learn more.

For an agenda of the day's activities and parking information, click here.  

Our Vision and Values

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The Michigan College Access Network works to increase college readiness and completion in Michigan, particularly among low-income students, first-generation college students, and students of color. Every day, MCAN partners with individuals and organizations to advocate for policies and programs that lower barriers for in their quest for higher education. "


Reaching for Opportunity Report

The Reaching for Opportunity Report outlines a goal of reaching 60 percent of Michiganders with education and training beyond high school by 2025. Leaders from business and education came together last year as the Postsecondary Credential Attainment Workgroup to develop a new action plan for how Michigan can achieve the necessary education and training beyond high school. The report outlines the challenges and opportunities along with recommendations for strategic actions and policies to increase credential attainment, essential to raise incomes, create new jobs, and grow Michigan's economy. 

Reaching for Opportunity: An Action Plan to Increase Michigan's Postsecondary Credential Attainment

Published: December 1, 2015
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Learn more: http://mitalentgoal2025.org/   

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