CUNY students participate in the Annual SOMOS 2020

This past weekend CUNY students traveled to Albany to participate in the Annual SOMOS 2020 Legislative Conference, hosted by the New York State Puerto Rican/Hispanic Task Force, Speaker Carl Heastie, and Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins were also in attendance.  Dr. Earl Simons, Executive Director of Government Relations and Strategic Initiatives and York College student, Ranjit Kaur, participated in the conference.  

Kaur, a senior, participated in the Annual CUNY/SUNY Student Model Senate and debated Bail Reform.  While there, the students attended the Annual CUNY Luncheon, where they heard remarks on higher education budget priorities from CUNY Chancellor Felix Rodriguez, SUNY Chancellor  Kristina Johnson, Speaker Carl Heastie, and several elected officials.