Watch to learn who won the 2020 Democracy Cup, and check out the State of Student Voting Report.
Each month the cabinet shares some of the work they accomplished.
"Voting was up across all types of Minnesota higher education institutions, including private universities and two-year colleges, according to a new State of Student Voting report from the student organization LeadMN."
St. Olaf, University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, Winona State University and Inver Hills Community College recognized for having highest voting rates in Minnesota and the nation
Since its passage during the 2019 legislative session, the Hunger Free Campus Act has seen tremendous success in moving community and technical colleges to provide additional support and programming to students experiencing food insecurity and has helped raise awareness about the issue of food insecurity on college campuses.
LeadMN's Executive Director spoke with Kare11 News about declining enrollment at Minnesota's community and technical colleges.
LeadMN has proposed changes to the Minnesota State Student Housing Policy 2.10 to ensure that students facing emergency housing situations have support through their colleges.
Today the United States House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better Act which provides an investment of over $20 billion in higher education, including a Pell Grant increase, funding for completion and retention grants, and historic funding for Minority Serving Institutions.
"The Minnesota State system of public universities and community colleges is seeking state funding to freeze tuition in the next academic year as it continues to grapple with declining enrollment."