NASPA's Public Policy Division was established to provide leadership in higher education through policy development and advocacy for students on important national issues. Major responsibilities include formulating a policy agenda for the association, developing responses to policy proposals, and helping to provide members with information concerning relevant legal, legislative, and other public policy topics.

MAY 2018 - PUBLIC POLICY REPORT
May - Region 6 Legislative Report
April - Public Policy and Professional Competencies: Student Lobbyist Training
May - Grassroots Mobilization & Associational Influence: Observations from the Oklahoma Teacher Walk-Out

PUBLIC POLICY BRIEFINGS
May - NASPA Hill Days live briefing series: Free Speech and Intellectual Diversity, May 10 at 2 p.m. ET; register to access the recording HERE.
May - Policy Briefing series: Trans Rights Update: Bridging the Gap Between Policymaking and Student's Needs, May 24 at 2:30 ET; register HERE.
June - NASPA Hill Days live briefing series: State Advocacy, June 14 at 2 p.m. ET; register HERE.

VIRTUAL TOWN HALL
May 2018: Campus Safety and Guns on Campus - WATCH HERE

NATIONAL STUDENT AFFAIRS DAY OF ACTION - JULY 17
NASPA has compiled resources and suggestions for learning and engaging in local, state, and national policy conversations relevant to student affairs professionals. CLICK HERE for access. We understand that SA Pros are sometimes hesitant to engage in active advocacy because of uncertainty about where their roles as campus employees end and their rights as private individuals begins. So, while NASPA cannot offer legal advice or guidance, there are many ways for student affairs professionals to engage politically, both as institutional employees and as private individuals. Please support this important initiative!

DACA NEWS
Keep your eye on the news as Congress could be just five Republican signatures away from voting on DACA. For a breakdown of what's happening, CLICK HERE.
To Quell Growing Rebellion, House GOP Leaders Promise Action On Immigration In June: To Quell Growing Rebellion, House GOP Leaders Promise Action On Immigration In June. For more, CLICK HERE.

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