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
In lieu of a “final,” I wanted to ask you to share your thoughts on CD 479 this semester. Post your responses in the “comments.” Please post your comments before Tuesday, May 10.
1) What is one thing that you learned about policy from doing your policy analysis that … Continue reading
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
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
My advocacy project focused on the current issue between CFA and CSU faculty. The main issue that the CSU faculty was striking for was a 5% increase in pay and a 2.65% service salary increase. We joined forces with the slogan “Fight for Five” and added numbers to the goal for our project was to […] Continue reading
Here is a link to Cara and Elleota on KRFH Talx talking about the strike and the CFA/CSU Agreement!
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
For our Advocacy Project I decided to join my classmates and focused on supporting CFA and CSU staff in their fight for five. Prior to joining fight for five, my knowledge on the subject was very limited. All I knew was that CSU staff were fighting for a 5 percent increase in their salary. Therefore, […] Continue reading