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The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

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ESHOO, ANNA, Democratic Party
California

Total number of trips - 12
Total cost of trips - $45,758.59

Average cost per trip - $3,813.22
Total number of days spent traveling - 60 days
Rank of representative - 139 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Democratic Leadership Council
Dates - May 19, 2000 - May 22, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Hyde Park, NY

Purpose - Hyde Park Democratic Policy Retreat
Notes -

Travel Cost - $412.50
Lodging Cost - $406.35
Meal Cost - $178.35
Other Cost - $13.00
Total Cost - $1,010.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Ernst & Young LLP
Dates - March 21, 2000 - March 21, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Meeting with Ernst and Young executives
Notes -

Travel Cost - $280.40
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $280.40

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Reliastar
Dates - April 14, 2000 - April 17, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Phoenix, AZ

Purpose - Board of directors meeting
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,064.00
Lodging Cost - $1,803.32
Meal Cost - $86.36
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,953.68

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - February 18, 2000 - February 22, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - San Juan, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Participation in conference on global environment
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,537.30
Lodging Cost - $1,924.00
Meal Cost - $640.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,101.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 12, 2001 - January 17, 2001 (6 days)
Location(s) - Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies

Purpose - Participation in conference on US policy toward Cuba
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,903.30
Lodging Cost - $2,355.00
Meal Cost - $660.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,918.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Armenian Assembly of America
Dates - June 9, 2001 - June 9, 2001 (1 days)
Location(s) - Las Vegas, NV

Purpose - Received award at Gala Banquet
Notes -

Travel Cost - $380.50
Lodging Cost - $227.81
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $708.31

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - March 9, 2001 - March 11, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - White Sulphur Springs, WV

Purpose - Bipartisan Retreat Conference
Notes - Meals included in lodging cost

Travel Cost - $126.00
Lodging Cost - $660.00
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $786.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 27, 2002 - June 2, 2002 (7 days)
Location(s) - Barcelona, Spain

Purpose - Bipartisan conference on the global environment.
Notes - sister Veronica Georges accompanied. 5/27 at personal expense.

Travel Cost - $3,883.00
Lodging Cost - $1,650.00
Meal Cost - $1,500.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $7,033.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 10, 2002 - January 15, 2002 (6 days)
Location(s) - Punta Mita, Mexico

Purpose - conference on Islam
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,110.10
Lodging Cost - $2,925.00
Meal Cost - $600.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $4,635.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - May 26, 2003 - June 1, 2003 (7 days)
Location(s) - Frankfurt, Germany - Rome, Italy

Purpose - Conference on the convergence of US national security and the global environment
Notes - Other costs are for ground transportation to and from the airport. Point of departure was Frankfurt because Eshoo joined the Aspen Institute Conference in Rome on the way back from Codel Hunter which went to Iraq, Kuwait and Naples.

Travel Cost - $1,847.50
Lodging Cost - $2,850.00
Meal Cost - $800.00
Other Cost - $100.00
Total Cost - $5,597.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - January 17, 2003 - January 22, 2003 (6 days)
Location(s) - Lanai, HI

Purpose - In depth conference on US China relations - academic presentation and discussions of US - China relations
Notes - Sister Veronica Georges accompanied. Other costs are for ground transportation

Travel Cost - $3,095.80
Lodging Cost - $1,960.00
Meal Cost - $1,710.00
Other Cost - $50.00
Total Cost - $6,815.80

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Aspen Institute
Dates - August 20, 2005 - August 29, 2005 (10 days)
Location(s) - Dublin, Ireland

Purpose - To participate in a conference on US-Russia-Europe Relations
Notes -

Travel Cost - $3,757.00
Lodging Cost - $1,562.00
Meal Cost - $1,400.00
Other Cost - $200.00
Total Cost - $6,919.00

Additional family members - Yes

American RadioWorks |
Image: Harvard First Generation Student Union Facebook Page.

The First Gen Movement

Over the past decade many elite colleges have taken great strides to admit low-income students, but there are unanticipated financial and cultural barriers to fitting in on campus that can’t easily be solved by merely giving students a foot in the door. Questions of class differences have spurred a nationwide movement of “first generation” student clubs on college campuses.

Recent Posts

  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

    In the year following Hurricane Katrina, 30 percent of displaced children were either not enrolled in school or not attending regularly. Today, Louisiana has the nation’s highest rate of young adults who are neither in school nor working. And researchers are starting to ask: could the widespread gaps in schooling after Katrina be the reason?
  • 04.08.15

    Saving a Women’s College from Closure

    Last month the board of Sweet Briar College announced that the school will shut its doors at the end of this term, due to financial difficulties. The announcement was made abruptly, sending the campus community into a state of shock... and then activism.
  • 04.01.15

    The Future of College

    Kevin Carey's book "The End of College" is stirring up debate in higher ed circles. This week, a response to the book by a critic.
  • 03.25.15

    The End of College or the University of Everywhere

    When education policy wonk Kevin Carey looks into the future, he sees the end of traditional colleges and universities and he says that's a good thing.