Advocacy Reflection

For the advocacy project I did a lot of organizing and networking with peers about the project.  I also spent a lot of time in group meetings.  Some of the meetings were with the whole class and some were with my video group.  We had one meeting in which we all discussed the negotiations and… Continue reading

Young American Foundation

Young America’s Foundation The Young America’s Foundation was founded on September 11, 1960.  The Young America’s Foundation is committed to ensuring that an increasing numbers of young Americans understand and is inspired by the ideas of individual freedom, a strong national defense, free enterprise, and traditional values.  This foundation specializes in helping young people advance […] Continue reading

Policy Article #2

Governor Wolf signs legislation to help people with disabilities Governor Tom Wolf of Pennsylvania signed the “Achieving A Better Life Experience” act known as “ABLE”. This act allows for individuals to put aside money for future costs related to a disability of a family member, by the creation of tax-free savings accounts for people with disabilities. Continue reading

Policy and Advocacy Reflection

For my advocacy project my classmates and I decided to through our support behind the California State University Faculty in asking for wage raises from the CSU administration. Prior to the class and the decision to support faculty I knew almost nothing about the impeding strike and what was causing it. I was really interested […] Continue reading