ASDVC Members Bring Student Issues to Nation’s Capital, Share Presentations with U.S Congressmen – The Inquirer


The Associated Students of Diablo Valley College (ASDVC) traveled to the nation’s capital last month to attend the National Student Advocacy Conference and discuss current issues facing college students across the country.

ASDVC members visiting Washington, D.C., also had an opportunity to speak directly with the congressional staff of four U.S. congressmen from California and a U.S. senator, with whom they shared their perspectives on a range of topics impacting students.

The conference, held on March 19 and 20 and hosted by the American Student Association of Community Colleges (ASACC), enabled ASDVC members to discuss priorities including Pell Grants, DACA and Dream Act legislation, the America’s College Promise Program and the Higher Education Act Reauthorization, said Kevin Li, ASDVC’s vice president of legislative affairs.

“Deliberation [during the conference] mostly…

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