Day at the Capitol
Students — meet with your legislators at the State Capitol to advocate for the Minnesota State Grant program! This program provides critical support to almost 100,000 Minnesotans — that’s one in four undergraduates at public and private colleges.
Day at the Capitol will occur on these dates in 2015:
- Wednesday, February 25: St. Scholastica, Augsburg, Macalester and Carleton
- Thursday, March 12: Bethel, St. Kate’s, Hamline, St. Thomas
- Thursday, March 19: Gustavus, Bethany, Concordia College, Saint John’s/Saint Ben’s
- Wednesday, March 25: Concordia University, Saint Mary’s, St. Olaf
What happens at Day at the Capitol?
You'll receive a policy and lobbying briefing including comments from House and Senate members who represent your campus. Then you'll meet with legislators and attend a Q&A session. The Minnesota Private College Council provides training and materials and makes legislative appointments for participants. See schedule examples.
Video: The Minnesota State Grant: How students speak up
Video: The Minnesota State Grant: Why it matters
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