Empowering Students for Lifelong Civic Participation with Knowledge, Organizational Skills, Confidence!
WHAT IS SPPF?
The Student Public Policy Forum (SPPF) is an academic program that provides an overview of local, state and national public policy making, and citizen influence and involvement. A focus is placed on experiential learning and leadership development through engagement in the public policy process.
WHY SHOULD I JOIN SPPF?
Through your participation in SPPF you will:
- Gain confidence and interact with public officials
- Communicate effectively in a political context
- Effectively advocate for and with your community
- Learn the why and how of consensus building
- Develop and refine leadership skills
SPPF is also a lot of fun! You will make new friends from each of the ten Maricopa Community Colleges who share your passion for making a difference.
APPLICATION & SELECTION PROCESS
Applications must be submitted to your Student Life office or campus contact person by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 25, 2014. Applications are screened at the campus level, and forwarded to the District Office for final selection. All selection decisions will be made and communicated by a District staff person on or before May 31, 2014.