Support AB 417 (McCarty, 2021) as of March 8, 2021

Spring
2021
Resolution Number: 
06.02
Category: 
State and Legislative Issues
Status: 
Assigned

Whereas, Current and formerly incarcerated students face significant barriers in pursuing their educational goals, especially in higher education, due to restricted access to educational opportunities, instruction, materials, and services stemming from legal policies and financial limitations; and

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has numerous positions supporting the provision of equitable educational opportunities and support services for current and formerly incarcerated students 1; and

Whereas, The Academic Senate for California Community Colleges has long supported providing educational opportunities and services to current and formerly incarcerated students, as demonstrated by Resolutions F19 3.06, S17 5.01, S17 7.02, S17 17.02 as well as numerous Rostrum articles and presentations at ASCCC events;

Resolved, That the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges support AB 417 (McCarty, 2021) – Rising Scholars Network: justice-involved students 2 as of March 8, 2021.

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1. Resolutions F19 3.06, S17 5.01, S17 7.02, S17 17.02
2. AB 417 (McCarty, 2021): https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billNavClient.xhtml?bill_id=202120220AB417