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Henry Rozo
“As a first-generation student, the Pell Grant has been pivotal in my access to a college education. It has helped ease the burden of my student loans and helped me better provide for my needs while I pursue my degree.”

Henry “Adrian” Rozo
UC Davis, 2025

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Cost shouldn’t stop anyone from going to college. It’s time to increase federal financial aid. We’re asking legislators to double the maximum Pell Grant award. 

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When UC and California come together, we make our communities better. Public higher education is key to California’s prosperity.

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Every day UC creates groundbreaking research, develops new health care solutions, and opens doors for students. None of it would be possible without federal funding.

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