Coalition Letter Urging Conference Committee on Budget to Strengthen College Affordability in 2019-20 California State Budget

June 6, 2019

Over 20 organizations urged the Conference Committee on the Budget to make a down payment towards college affordability by increasing the number of new competitive Cal Grants to 70,000 annually and allowing AB 540 students to compete on equal footing, and increasing the size of the base Cal Grant B access award to $1,836. Doing so will ensure more students across all types of...


Coalition Letter Urging Strengthening College Affordability in 2019-20 California State Budget

May 16, 2019

Over 20 organizations urged the California State Assembly Committee on Budget, Subcommittee 2 on Education Finance to make a down payment towards college affordability by increasing the number of competitive Cal Grants and the size of the Cal Grant B access award. Doing so will ensure more students across all types of colleges get the assistance they need to cover total college...


Coalition Letter Urging California Legislature to Adopt TICAS Proposal for Consolidating Full-Time California Community College Financial Aid Programs in 2018-19 State Budget

May 15, 2018

Key organizations committed to strengthening college affordability and student success in California urged the state Assembly and Senate Budget Subcommittees to adopt the TICAS proposal for consolidating full-time community college financial aid programs in the 2018-19 state budget. This proposal more equitably distributes grant dollars and better supports the goals of enabling...