Advocacy

Real change means taking action. MCAN works to convene agents of change across government, education, and business to make a far-reaching impact across Michigan. We continuously communicate the significance of our goal to key decision-makers, we help students and communities on a broad scale.

Our yearly Advocacy Day brings together allies of MCAN from across the state to advocate for postsecondary education and highlight work being done to increase Michigan’s degree-attainment rate. MCAN schedules meetings with attendees' state legislators or their staff.


Take Action

Whether they sign on as a funder or simply sign on to join the movement, MCAN’s supporters help expand our network and empower the next generation of Michiganders. Explore how you can take the next step.

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Bills Tracker

A compiled list of Bills MCAN is tracking.

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Legislative Priorities

Michigan College Access Network supports the following policy and funding issues in an effort to expand postsecondary opportunities for Michigan students.

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MIHEART

Michigan Higher Education Attainment Roundtable (MIHEART) is group of representatives across sectors that work as an ongoing collaborative to promote, advocate for, and guide policy changes that will improve our state’s postsecondary education, and credential attainment levels.

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Find Your Representative or Senator

Communicating with your state representative and state senator are important efforts to advocate for college access. Use the links below to locate your legislators: