ad·vo·ca·cy noun \ˈad-və-kə-sē\: the act or process of advocating or supporting a cause or proposal
Being an advocate is an important way to make sure your voice is heard on an important topic such as student financial aid. By taking action to support a cause you believe in, you and your friends can help protect state and federal financial support.
Over the past several years, budget deficits have put funding for student aid programs in jeopardy. It has been advocacy from students and support from elected officials that has helped to protect, as well as shed light the importance of student financial aid to the state and nation’s economic well being.
We can all make an impact in support of student aid. One important way you can support student aid is to share your own personal story to help secure current and future aid.