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Record Turnout for Community College Student Advocacy Day at State Legislature
Cost of Higher Education Motivates Largest Crowd Ever at Annual Event

Annapolis, MD, February 8, 2017 – An estimated 400 community college students from across Maryland rallied in Annapolis this morning to assert the need for increased state funding. Affordability and student debt remain barriers to community college students seeking degrees or pursuing career certifications.

The morning’s rally included appearances and encouragement from Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Jr., Senators Gail Bates, Bill Ferguson, J.B. Jennings, Barbara Robinson, Ron Young and Craig Zucker, as well as Delegates Anne Kaiser and Karen Lewis Young.

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