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Fundraising Tips for Chapters

Fundraising. Oh that dreaded word. Shivers are crawling down your spine as it echoes in your head. Fundraising isn’t that scary or concerning as it seems to be. Raising funds for field trips, activities, and conferences can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are some awesome fundraising tips and […]

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Judges Needed for Upcoming Conferences

California DECA is currently seeking judges for our upcoming District and State Career Development Conferences. As a Competitive Event Judge, you’ll sit across the table from tomorrow’s emerging leaders as they compete in one of nearly 50 competitive events, ranging from Principles of Marketing to Business Finance. DECA members have been preparing for months in classrooms around […]

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Make the Congressional Recess Count!

Congress has returned home for an annual recess, lasting through September 6th. With your Congressional Representatives closer than ever, now is the best time to take action! Here are some great ways to show your Congressional Representative how important DECA is to you. Schedule a meeting with your representative and share with him or her […]

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Meeting with Senator Richard Roth

Recently, Apoorva Panse and Margarita Oreta had the opportunity to meet and speak with Senator Richard Roth of District 41, along with two members from Martin Luther King DECA, Shivali Gowda and Caleb Bhatnagar. The state officers had the chance to speak with Senator Roth’s staff member in Sacramento in May, and had the opportunity […]

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Help California DECA Grant Wishes

California DECA is excited to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation for its state service project of 2011-2013! The Make-A-Wish Foundation is an organization that grants wishes to children with life-threatening conditions to enrich their life with hope, strength, and joy. California DECA’s partnership with the Make-A-Wish Foundation began when voting delegates at the 2011 State […]

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California DECA's Fundraising Success

This year, California DECA’s partner organization is American Cancer Society. So far this year, California DECA has raised over sixteen hundred dollars for ACS, which is a tremendous accomplishment! The State Officer Team is extremely proud of this effort made by our organization. This number will also continue to grow thanks to the DECA Triathlon, which will take place during our State Career Development […]

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