ASI Student Advocacy Workshop Series


This video series was designed to help students learn how to become advocate for themselves and other students in any level of advocacy, from the campus to the federal government! Throughout the videos one can find insight into who the key players are at each level, the best practices for advocacy work, and hear stories of others who have been working in advocacy for a while. 

Campus Level Advocacy

Interview with Sacramento State’s Director of Student Organizations and Leadership Nicki Croly. 

California State University (CSU) Level Advocacy

Interview with Systemwide Director of Student Affairs Programs Ray Murillo from the CSU Office of the Chancellor. 

Advocacy Advice from Student Trustees Maryana Khames and Krystal Raynes 

Local Level Advocacy 

Interview with 350 Sacramento Program Coordinator Moiz Mir

State Level Advocacy 

Interview with the California State Student Association (CSSA) Government Staff Hannah Bragstaad and Mary Washington

Interview with Government Relations Representative for the California Community College Chancellor’s Office Melissa Bardo 

Federal Level Advocacy 

Advocacy Advice from Congressman Ami Bera

Interview with Associate Vice President of Public Affairs and Advocacy Nathan Dietrich

Advocacy Thoughts from US Congresswoman Doris Matsui

Advocacy Toolkit

Attached are two written manuals with more in depth advice on how to advocate at each level. Use these as reference guides when working on your own advocacy efforts!                                                                                                  

ASI Student Advocacy Toolkit           

Hornet Student Advocacy Toolkit