AACC’s Office of Government Relations (OGR) advocates for a broad range of priorities that impact community colleges and the students they serve, including those that fall outside of our other listed categories.
This section includes updates on other key community college priorities, including immigration policy, policies impacting student veterans and students who are active duty, and student and institutional eligibility for federal programs outside of the Departments of Education and Labor.
Washington Watch: Food security a hot topic ahead of Farm Bill reauthorization
Community college leaders attending this month’s Community College National Legislative Summit heard from U.S. Agriculture Secretary Thomas Vilsack, who touted the Biden administration’s commitment to reducing food insecurity among college students as well as promoting the agriculture workforce. Full article.