2019 Advocacy Day


On Wednesday, April 17, Michigan College Access Network and college access and success organizations from across the state meet with state legislators, advocated for postsecondary education, and highlighted the work being done to increase Michigan’s degree-attainment rate. While at the State Capitol, participants also had the opportunity to network with partners working in the college access and success field.



View this year's webinar slide deck here.


College Access Advocacy Day will began at 8:30 a.m. with registration and a light breakfast at the Michigan Senate Hearing Room in Boji Tower. Lunch was served, and the event concluded at 4:00 p.m. 


Registration is now closed. Plan to join us in 2020!


We encourage you to find parking at a nearby downtown Lansing parking lot/structure. A map and additional parking information can be viewed here.  We suggest the Townsend Ramp 221 ($1 /half hour and $10 total for the day) located at: 

213 Townsend St.
Lansing, MI 48933

At the 2019 College Access Advocacy Day, several Michigan community college students serving with the RISE Michigan effort met with their legislators to share their story and to advocate for the Governor's Opportunity Scholarship initiative.  Advocacy Day is featured from :50 to 2:00.  


For questions related to the Advocacy Day event, contact MCAN Strategy Assistant of External Engagement Emma Walter via email at emma(a)micollegeaccess.org.  

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