Policy Resources

This page is to provide NCCPC members with important policy updates and resources.

NCCPC Policy Agenda

As of January 2023, NCCPC has a 3-Year Policy Agenda to advance education equity and holistic student success in Northern California and beyond. NCCPC’s Policy Agenda includes:


  • Our three Foundational Principles: 1) Provide a thoughtful local context, 2) Serve the highest needs students, and 3) Create successful conditions.


  • Our four Issue Priorities: 1) Student economic resources; 2) Mental health, basic needs, and other supports; 3) Cradle-to-career data system; and 4) State investments in promise programs.


  • Our four Functional Priorities: 1) Elevate and center STUDENT voices; 2) Convene DIVERSE community partners; 3) Advance IMPACTFUL policies through advocacy; and 4) Emphasize CLARITY & impact.

Updates on Our Bills

Check out this airtable for the latest updates on the bills that NCCPC is following.

How to Use the Airtable: 

The “Status” of a bill is where it is located in the California State Legislature.

The “Action Items” column has links to letters of support for corresponding bills.

Abbreviation Key:

AB – Assembly Bill | SB – Senate Bill | Asm Approps – Assembly Appropriations | Senate Approps – Senate Appropriations | LOS – Letter of Support

2024-2025 Analyses of Governor’s Budget Proposal

From the Governor’s Office, CCCCO, TICAS, and more

Collated by the Northern California College Promise Coalition (NCCPC)

Last Updated on 1/16/2024

Calls to Action

Stay Tuned

AB288 California Ban on Scholarship Displacement Act

NCCPC-Sponsored Bill AB 288 California Ban on Scholarship Displacement Act of 2021 Signed into Law. THANK YOU to Joint Authors Asm. Lisa Calderon and Asm. Mia Bonta for your leadership! As of September 30: AB 288 is Chaptered by Secretary of State – Chapter 925, Statutes of 2022.
AB 288 Know Your Rights Flier page 2

AB 288


NCCPC, SoCal CAN, and Scholarship America worked together to create Know Your Rights Toolkits for your students. Please share them with your students, families, and colleagues!

  • STUDENT Toolkit (published in March)
  • PROVIDER & PRACTITIONER Toolkit (published in June)
  • CAMPUS Toolkit (published in June)


Policy News

Check out these policy articles to stay up to date on what’s going on.