Advocacy

St. Louis Graduates' Advocacy Committee takes positions on policy proposals that affect low-income students, first-generation students, students of color and undocumented students.

St. Louis Graduates' Advocacy Committee supports the work of the Active Advocacy Coalition, a student-led coalition advocating for access and affordability for low-income, first-generation students.

St. Louis Graduates advocates in collaboration with other partners:

St. Louis Graduates, along with The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis, the Active Advocacy Coalition, College Bound and 70 national organizations signed on to a letter to Sen. Roy Blunt and colleagues on the Senate Appropriations Labor, Health, Human Services and Education Subcommittee to keep dollars in the federal Pell grant program and index Pell grant amounts to inflation. The Institute for College Access & Success (TICAS) spearheaded this effort.

St. Louis Graduates also joined colleagues from the St. Louis region and across the U.S. in advocating to continue the DACA program. The Education Trust coordinated efforts to submit letters to President Trump and Congress in support of DACA.