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22 05/2018

Assembly Budget Subcommittee unanimously votes to approve full funding for the CSU Board of Trustees’ budget request

2018-05-22T15:02:52+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|State Advocacy, Story|

Assembly Budget Subcommittee unanimously votes to approve full funding for the CSU Board of Trustees’ budget request May 22, 2018 Today the Assembly Budget Subcommittee responsible for higher education funding voted unanimously to approve full funding to the California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees’ budget request, additional funding for enrollment

18 05/2018

CALL TO ACTION: Help Homeless Students Get Permanently Housed

2018-05-18T19:39:44+00:00 May 18th, 2018|State Advocacy|

CALL TO ACTION: Help Homeless Students Get Permanently Housed by asking lawmakers to support AB 2784 There is a homelessness crisis for college students in the CSU. 10.9% of our students face homelessness, with 18% of our 1st generation students, and African American students facing homelessness. Currently there is a bill, AB 2784

11 05/2018

Governor Brown’s 2018-19 May Revision Fails CSU Students

2018-05-11T10:29:52+00:00 May 11th, 2018|State Advocacy|

Governor Brown's 2018-19 May Revision Fails CSU Students May 10, 2018 While the Cal State Student Association (CSSA) appreciates the $92.1 million investment back in the California State University (CSU) system, it is not even enough to meet the system’s $153 million in obligated costs, let alone the full $263 million

7 02/2018

Statement regarding the Joint Hearing on Higher Education and Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance

2018-02-07T14:55:58+00:00 February 7th, 2018|State Advocacy, Story|

Statement regarding the Joint Hearing on Higher Education and Budget Subcommittee No. 2 on Education Finance February 6, 2018 We appreciate the energy and discussion at yesterday’s joint committee hearing on increasing degree attainment among all California higher education institutions. Additional pathways both within and between our institutions

10 01/2018

Statement from CSSA President Maggie White on Governor Brown’s Proposed 2018/19 State Budget

2018-01-10T11:10:19+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Press Release, State Advocacy, Systemwide Advocacy|

January 10, 2018 Jared Giarrusso Chief Governmental Officer Office: (916) 441-4514 Email: jgiarrusso@calstate.edu Statement from CSSA President Maggie White on Governor Brown’s Proposed 2018/19 State Budget SACRAMENTO, CA – The Cal State Student Association (CSSA) appreciates Governor Brown’s ongoing commitment to modestly invest

20 12/2017

Beyond Tuition: How Student Loan Debt for California’s Low-Income College Grads Reveals Real College Affordability Challenges.

2017-12-20T19:45:09+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Media, State Advocacy, Systemwide Advocacy|

Consider this: The State of California spends over $2 billion per year to provide financial aid for hundreds of thousands of college students with the most financial need. In the 23-campus California State University (CSU) system, the majority of the over 400,000 undergraduate students are from low-income families and 80% of all CSU students receive some

13 12/2017

Where Debt Comes Due at CSU: Unequal Debt Burdens Among California State University Graduates

2017-12-13T16:49:06+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Research, State Advocacy, Systemwide Advocacy|

Where Debt Comes Due at CSU: Unequal Debt Burdens Among California State University Graduates December 13, 2017 The Cal State Student Association, in collaboration with The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS), is proud to present its first-ever research report, “Where Debt Comes Due at CSU: Unequal

29 09/2017

CALL TO ACTION: CSSA Legislative Phone Banking & Social Media Advocacy

2017-10-24T21:29:56+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Call to Action, State Advocacy, Story|

CALL TO ACTION: 2017 CSSA Legislative Phone Banking and Social Media Advocacy September 29, 2017 The CSSA advocacy team is wrapping up the 2016/17 legislative cycle by coordinating phone banking and social media advocacy directed at Governor Brown the week October 2-5, 2017. This is a crucial last

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