Help save the MAP Grants Program. (Text below original posted in Campus News.)
We are all suffering from the budget impasse in Springfield. The MAP Grant Program has not been funded. It is now our turn to rise up and have our voices heard! Student Government, University Ministry, and First in the Family are gathering student support to go to Springfield and force the politicians to hear us. WE NEED YOUR HELP!
On Wednesday, April 20, we are going to Springfield to rally with other universities to get our MAP Grant funding back! The schedule for the day is:
-Meet at 8:30 a.m. in the quad;
-Embark buses to Springfield;
-Arrive in Springfield and attend a brief meeting at the Education Building;
-Hold a rally outside the Education Building;
-March to the Capitol and rally in the Rotunda;
-Find key/ your legislators and talk to them personally; and
-Depart Springfield for Dominican University.
If you are interested please sign up using the google doc link: http://goo.gl/forms/LDfGDJs7t2.
Once you complete the google doc, a waiver will be emailed to you. Please fill the waiver out. In addition, there will be a table located in the Lewis Alcove where you can sign up to attend the rally.
There will be an important organizational meeting on Wednesday, April 13, in Crown 310 at 4:30 p.m. Students are encouraged to attend this important rally. HAVE YOUR VOICE HEARD! GET YOUR MAP BACK!