As you may have heard in the news lately, there is the possibility that unless Congress acts soon, interest rates on federal student loans will
double to 6.8% on July 1st, 2012. Please reach out to Congress if you view this as something that would negatively impact you and/or the individuals you work You can
share the following:
• Why is a college education important to you?
• What impact does student debt have on you?
• How would your life change if the burden of debt was lifted?
Learn more at: http://www.whitehouse.gov/dont-double-my-rates.
Write your representatives: http://www.house.gov/representatives/find/
Write your senators:
Speak out at:
You can also submit your stories to the Common Purpose Project
) by sending an email to
MAEOPP wants you to be actively participating in your local town hall
meetings, press conferences, public appearances, as well as setting up
private meetings/visits to your programs. We'd like to see more of the
above! Now, make some NOISE! Advocacy in Action! TRiO Works!