Join Us: Become a Member of The Alliance: Advance Policy Change for Student Parents

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Thank you for your interest and engagement in The California Alliance for Student Parent Success (The Alliance), which is led by California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy and EdTrust-West with support from an Advisory Committee comprising student parents and field experts.

The Alliance supports the postsecondary success and comprehensive well-being of student parents and their families. As we build a diverse membership of organizations and individuals, we invite you to apply for membership by completing and submitting the form below. You can find more information about the benefits and commitments of membership here.

Apply for Membership

We also wanted to share some good news that The Alliance’s first cosponsored bill, the GAINS for Student Parents Act (AB 2458), which addresses two of our core policy priorities (college affordability and data collection), will be heard in the Assembly Higher Education Committee on April 2, 2024. We need your help to uplift student parent needs and enable them to better afford college.

Will you join us in supporting AB 2458? There are three ways you can help:

Submit a Support Letter

Thank you again for your interest in partnering to support student parents and their families! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Warmly,

Maya Valree and Laura Szabo-Kubitz
The Alliance Co-Leads

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This network is led by California Competes: Higher Education for a Strong Economy and The Education Trust–West with support from an Advisory Committee that includes student parents and other field experts. The Alliance’s diverse membership consists of organizations focused on a range of issues, including basic needs security and poverty elimination, child welfare, civil rights, economic development, health, housing, higher education, and social justice.

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