Every two years, colleges and universities from across Minnesota compete for the Democracy Cup. This award recognizes higher education institutions that have the highest voting rate for student voters.
With Election Day less than 100 days away, LeadMN is working to support students as they vote in the middle of the pandemic. Now more than ever, it is important to support students in having their voice heard because of the barriers to voting that are created by the pandemic.
Get to know the new Civic Engagement Fellows.
LeadMN sent this letter raising concerns about tuition differential after a recent article in the Pioneer Press reported that students were paying increased fees on classes that moved online because of the pandemic.
Do you receive a Pell Grant? Is it not enough to help cover the cost of college? If you answered yes to those questions, you are not alone.
In a letter sent to Minnesota Attorney General Ellison, LeadMN urged him to take action to support International students attending a Minnesota higher education institution by challenging the recent ICE guidance.
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As we look towards the fall, FAFSA completions and fall enrollments continue to lag severely behind. The economic and social impact of the pandemic is taking its toll on current and prospective students. In the coming weeks LeadMN will be working to encourage current and potential students to complete their FAFSA through the #WhyWait? initiative.
"George Floyd, Jamar Clarke, Philando Castile. The last two weeks have been characterized by righteous unrest. Racism continues to plague our state and our country, impacting our already vulnerable communities."