Gradvocacy Update – November 2013
Health & Wellness
Do you want to eat healthier but struggle to find the time to buy fresh produce? Want to support local farms at a discounted graduate rate? Wish you could have fruits and veggies practically delivered to you?
Well now you can
GPSA has partnered with The WELL juice bar in the Tempe Sun Devil Fitness Complex to solve your needs! With the exclusive boxWELL program for grad students starting in December, now you can have the freshest local, organic fruits and veggies available on campus for pick-up.
Sign up here: http://thewellasu.com/extras-2/boxwell/
A healthy body and a healthy community? It’s a win-win!
Arizona Students’ Association Graduate Student Affairs Committee
ASA has openings on this committee. If you want to communicate graduate student issues and meet other graduate students across the state who are passionate about advocating for graduate students at the university, state, and federal levels, please send a letter of interest to Jason Kordosky firstname.lastname@example.org, President of the Graduate Student Government at NAU, ASA Board member, and chair of this committee.
Voter Registration Volunteering
The Arizona Students’ Association continues to train for and administer voter registration drives at all Arizona public university campuses. The biweekly trainings take place on Monday evenings through Nov. 18th at the GSC. Email Casey Dreher, organizing director of ASA, at email@example.com to get involved and start registering student voters!
Register to Vote!
New to Arizona? Haven’t updated your voter registration since your last move? If you intend to vote in Arizona, you need to register to vote, which you can quickly do online through GPSA here!
- You must be at least 18 years old.
- You must be a U.S. citizen.
- Recent felonies may delay or prevent registration today.
Grads Have Debt 2 Day of Action
In an attempt to raise awareness about the growing debt that graduate and professional students accrue in order to obtain their advanced degrees the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS) is hosting a National Call Congress Day on December 4th as part of their Grads Have Debt 2 campaign.
Are you a grad who has debt? Congress needs to hear your story of how student debt impacts your professional and personal life.
This summer, the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform bill (S.744) with overwhelming bipartisan support. Yet, Congress has not voted on the House of Representatives’ version of this bill (H.R. 15) despite having the support from the majority of Americans,
Do you support comprehensive immigration reform? Congress needs to hear your reasons.