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Maine Educational Opportunity Association

An organization of professional, associate, and program members working together for equitable access to educational opportunities.

TRIO & GEAR UP Advocacy Day

Advocacy Day 2024 Save the Date flyer


March 7, 2024


This event will be held in-person at the State House in Augusta.


8:30am - 11:30am


To increase legislative and fiscal support for college access in Maine through sharing TRIO student success stories and establishing working relationships between TRIO professionals and civic leaders.


TRIO Projects should RSVP using the following Google form:

Your Advocacy Day To Do:

  • Identify students that are ready and willing to speak about the positive impact of TRIO and share some of their personal story.
  • Charge up your laptop/phone/video thing-a-ma-gig!
  • Get fired up.
  • Contact legislators serving your project's district and invite them to join the rally. Click here for House members, and click here for Senate districts.