Advocacy for California's Community Colleges

Advocacy is essential to strengthen and support California Community Colleges. The League's Government Relations office represents the CEOCCC and CCCT boards' local perspective before the Legislature and Executive Branch.

Get the 2018 Fast Facts

Download the 2018 End of Session Summary

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Bill Tracking

Review the latest updates on bills tracked by League staff, including the official positions of the League on each bill.

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Budget Analysis & Issue Briefs

Access documents to assist you in your advocacy efforts.

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Government Relations Newsletter

This monthly newsletter provides updates about what is happening within the State Capitol and the League’s Government Relations office, including bills moving through the legislative process and budgets being proposed.

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Federal Advocacy

The League's advocacy efforts on the federal level.

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Legislative Updates


In his first budget, Governor Gavin Newsom identified three investment themes: an effective government, promoting affordability and opportunity, and supporting just and dignified treatment for all Californians. The 2019-20 Governor’s Budget embraces and builds upon California Community Colleges’ efforts to create a skilled and educated workforce through responsive educational programs, and quality, affordable transfer education for all Californians.


During this month's webinar League staff provided a summary of the active bills in the last weeks of the legislative session. To download the webinar's PPT, click here. Please save the date for next month's webinar sche


During this month's webinar League staff provided a summary of the active bills in the last weeks of the legislative session. To download the webinar's PPT, click here. Please save the date for next month's webinar sche


On June 14, the California Legislature approved the 2018-19 Budget Act with over $200 billion in spending and $17.1 billion in reserves.


The budget process is in its final weeks and details are evolving. Over the next couple of weeks, it will be critical for community colleges to advocate with a unified voice as we respond to a complex budget that presents many opportunities.

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