TICAS Joins 23 Stakeholders Calling for Cal Grant Reform

November 2, 2023

TICAS joined a coalition letter from 23 diverse organizations urging California Governor Gavin Newsom to prioritize funding to implement the Cal Grant Reform Act in the 2024-25 state budget, which will help California's most vulnerable students access and succeed in higher education without working or borrowing excessively.

Coalition Letter of Concern Regarding AB 811

April 12, 2023

In a letter to the California Assembly on Higher Education Committee, the Californian for College Affordability Coalition (led by TICAS) expressed concern for AB 811 (Fong). While well-intentioned, in its current form, AB 811 could have unintended consequences for California Community Colleges (CCC) students, particularly those from low-income backgrounds and students of color.

California Coalition Letter Expresses Support for Proposed Cal Grant Regulations

November 7, 2022

A coalition support letter from 10 organizations addressed to the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) to express support for the proposed regulatory amendments, as of September 2022, to certain sections the California Code of Regulations pertaining to Cal Grant applicant qualifications and the newly established California Community College Expanded Entitlement Program.