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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.

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.

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PELOSI, NANCY, Democratic Party
California

Total number of trips - 6
Total cost of trips - $9,352.75

Average cost per trip - $1,558.79
Total number of days spent traveling - 14 days
Rank of representative - 438 (Out of 638)


Individual trips


Sponsor(s) - U.K.-U.S. Center for Local Government, Oxford University
Dates - May 11, 2000 - May 14, 2000 (4 days)
Location(s) - Oxford, England

Purpose - Lecturer at seminar
Notes - Dates at personal expense: 5/13/00-5/14/00

Travel Cost - $1,350.20
Lodging Cost - $200.00
Meal Cost - $80.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,630.20

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Boeing Inc.
Dates - April 18, 2000 - April 18, 2000 (1 days)
Location(s) - Seal Beach, CA

Purpose - Tour of Boeing Seal Beach facility
Notes -

Travel Cost - $571.30
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost - $8.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $579.30

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Faith and Politics Institute
Dates - March 2, 2001 - March 4, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - AL

Purpose - Civil Rights pilgrimage
Notes - Accompanied by child Christine Pelosi

Travel Cost - $1,442.00
Lodging Cost - $428.00
Meal Cost - $300.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $2,170.00

Additional family members - Yes


Sponsor(s) - Todo Puerto Rico con Vieques
Dates - July 14, 2001 - July 16, 2001 (3 days)
Location(s) - Vieques, Puerto Rico

Purpose - Fact finding
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,177.00
Lodging Cost - $732.00
Meal Cost - $20.00
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,929.00

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Association of Trial Lawyers of America
Dates - February 9, 2002 - February 10, 2002 (2 days)
Location(s) - Miami, FL

Purpose - speech
Notes -

Travel Cost - $1,536.00
Lodging Cost - $308.25
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,844.25

Additional family members - No


Sponsor(s) - Girl Scouts of Talus Rock Council
Dates - April 4, 2005 - April 4, 2005 (1 days)
Location(s) - Johnstown, PA

Purpose - Keynote speaker at Girl Scouts' annual fundraising dinner
Notes - One way: NYC (Teterboro Airport) to Johnstown, PA (flight donated to Girl Scouts by L. Robert Kimball & Associates)

Travel Cost - $1,200.00
Lodging Cost -
Meal Cost -
Other Cost -
Total Cost - $1,200.00

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.