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Hundreds of college students head to the Capitol on Thursday

A press release from the Florida College System Student Government Association:

Over 400 college students from across Florida are expected to unite at the Capitol steps on Thursday, April 3rd at 10 am to rally for College Affordability and In-state Tuition, among other concerns.

 The Florida College System Student Government Association (FCSSGA) represents the nearly one million students enrolled in the Florida College System's 28 community and state colleges.


The organization promotes legislative advocacy and training, leadership development, service learning, promotion of campus activities, and strong citizenship.


Confirmed speakers are Senator Jack Latvala of District 20, Senator Dwight Bullard of District 39, Representative Seth McKeel of District 40, Representative Kathleen C. Passidomo of District 106 and Representative Heather Fitzenhagen of District 78.


FCSSGA will also host as part of a three day Conference the Florida Commissioner of Education, Pam Stewart and the Chancellor of the Florida College System, Randy Hanna, on

Thursday night at the Donald L.TuckerCivicCenter.

Students have been meeting with Senators and Representatives all week and are expected to make a difference this legislative session.