March Association Update


Upcoming Events

LeadMN Advocates Briefing — April 7 @ noon
We are organizing a team of student leaders on each campus that will work to advocate for student issues like college affordability, mental health, food insecurity and racial justice. Register here.

Spring General Assembly 2023 — April 28-30
Students from across Minnesota will gather to elect new student leaders for the 2023-24 school year. You'll get the chance to run for office if you like or support your favorite candidate. We've also got a wide variety of different workshops that can help you advance in whatever stage of your career you're in. Register here.

LeadMN News

Star Tribune: Minnesota colleges poised to get millions in extra funding but not everything they want
LeadMN Executive Director Mike Dean is quoted in the Star Tribune about the need to pass a free college program in the closing weeks of the legislative session.

Now Accepting Applications For 2023-24 Leadership Positions & Nominations For Annual Award
Do you want to run for a position on the LeadMN Cabinet (President, Vice President, Treasurer, Public Relations Coordinator), Governing Council Student-At-Large or Platform Committee Student-At-Large? Now is the time to make your intent clear!

From the Capitol, to the Supreme Court, to the White House
This past week LeadMN took the message of college affordability from the steps of the Minnesota capitol, to the Supreme Court hearing room, to the hallways of the White House.

CNBC - Student loan borrowers camp out at Supreme Court, praise Biden forgiveness plan
LeadMN President John Runningen was quoted in CNBC article on the student debt relief case that was before the US Supreme Court.

Fargo Forum: 2-year college student finds natural role in advocating for all Minnesotans to attain higher education
LeadMN President John Runningen was featured in the Fargo Forum newspaper today.

January Leadership Reports
Each month the cabinet shares some of the work they accomplished.