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Student Veterans to Lobby for Centers



by Jorge Rodriguez

The veterans resource center is planning a trip to the Capitol in Sacramento on March 8 to have students “tell their stories” and encourage legislators to keep funding the California community college veterans resource centers.

The Sacramento trip will have student veterans representation from all 113 community colleges in the state.

More student veterans receive benefits in the state of California than in any other state. More than 80,000 veterans use their benefits in the state, according to a 2012 study by the department of Veterans Affairs.

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