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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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HILLIARD, EARL F, Democratic Party
Alabama

Total number of trips - 7
Total cost of trips - $14,768.29

Average cost per trip - $2,109.76
Total number of days spent traveling - 18 days
Rank of representative - 366 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - Alabama Farmers Federation
Dates - August 5, 2000 - August 6, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Mobile, AL

Purpose - award recipient
Notes -

Travel Cost - $937.00
Lodging Cost - $98.00
Meal Cost - $50.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,085.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - National Black Farmers Association
Dates - August 24, 2000 - August 24, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Richmond, VA - Memphis, TN

Purpose - luncheon guest speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,023.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $15.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,038.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Tommy Sykes of the Decautr, AL Board of Education
Dates - July 22, 2000 - July 23, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Gulf Shores, AL

Purpose - luncheon guest speaker
Notes -

Travel Cost -
Lodging Cost - $150.00
Meal Cost - $10.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $160.50

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Chicago Mercantile Exchange
Dates - July 31, 2000 - August 1, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - Chicago, IL

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $823.00
Lodging Cost - $178.10
Meal Cost - $119.50
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,120.60

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Amistad America, Inc.
Dates - April 23, 2000 - April 26, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Hartford, CT

Purpose - Educational
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,071.42
Lodging Cost - $448.00
Meal Cost - $272.68
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,792.10

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Eleanor Roosevelt Institute
Dates - January 22, 2000 - January 26, 2000 (5 days)
Location(s) - Lome, Togo

Purpose - Humanitarian/Fact-finding mission
Notes -

Travel Cost - $7,500.00
Lodging Cost - $300.00
Meal Cost - $150.00
Other Cost - $500.00
Total Cost - $8,450.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Humpty Dumpty Institute
Dates - June 16, 2000 - June 17, 2000 (2 days)
Location(s) - New York, NY

Purpose - Fact-finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $353.57
Lodging Cost - $668.52
Meal Cost - $100.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,122.09

Additional family members - No

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.