The League's Annual Legislative Conference provides a unique opportunity to connect with other advocates and learn the latest news on higher education in California. Attendees will also learn about new members of legislative committees, legislative proposals affecting colleges and student learning, and advocacy strategies for the current legislative year. Join your community college colleagues in the launch of this exciting legislative year as we advocate for community colleges.
The schedule is subject to change.
SUNDAY, JANUARY 29
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Complete College America: Policies and Strategies for Completion
Financial Aid Reform: A Report by the Legislative Analyst’s Office
Crafty Integrated Planning: Promising Practices to Better Position Colleges to Braid Initiatives and Resources
Promoting Civic Engagement and Global Citizenship: Next Steps
11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
An Editorial Perspective on the Current Political Landscape
Speakers: Jack Ohman, Editorial Cartoonist, Pulitzer Prize Winner; and Jim Miller, Capitol Alert Editor, The Sacramento Bee
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Supporting Immigrant Students and Creating a Safe Campus Environment Under a New Presidential Administration
Pathways – A CALL To ACTION
A Discussion on the Future of Accreditation and California’s Community Colleges
Struggling to Survive – Striving to Succeed: Food and Housing Insecurities in the Community College
2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Community College Budget and Fiscal Update
4:10 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.
League Advocacy & Talking Points Training
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
SPECIAL INTEREST GROUP MEETINGS
African American California Community College Trustees (AACCCT)
Asian Pacific Islander Trustees & Administrators (APITA) and Veterans Joint Caucus Meeting
California Association of Latino Community College Trustees (CALCCT)
California Community Colleges Veterans Caucus (CCCVC)
San Diego/Imperial County Community College Association (SDICCCA)
San Gabriel/Foothill Association of Community Colleges (SanFACC)
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
MONDAY, JANUARY 30
7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
2nd Floor Foyer
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
BREAKFAST CONCURRENT SESSIONS
A Conversation with Key Capitol Advisors
Strategies for Effectively Supporting Veteran Students
Kepping the College Promise
Advocating for Community Colleges: A Student’s Perspective
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
State Treasurer John Chiang
11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
LEGISLATOR TOWN HALL MEETINGS
A Conversation with Assembly Member Jose Medina
A Conversation with Senator Ben Allen
Grab N Go Lunch