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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.

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.

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.

Back to all reports

CCIT - $8,130.77 spent on 14 trips
96.9% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
3.1% spent on Republican Party

BECERRA, XAVIER - Democratic Party
January 10, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (1 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - Trade forum
Total Cost - $572.00

DAVIS, SUSAN - Democratic Party
January 10, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (3 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - Gave remarks and presided over panel at Monterey Congressional Forum
Total Cost - $1,293.50

DAVIS, SUSAN - Democratic Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - Part of legislative panel
Total Cost - $1,250.00

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 10, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (2 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - Trade Policy conference
Total Cost - $130.90

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 9, 2002 - January 10, 2002 (2 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - give speech at annual conference
Total Cost - $526.92

DOOLEY, CALVIN M - Democratic Party
January 8, 2004 - January 9, 2004 (2 days)
Monterey, CA
Co-sponsor(s): National Foreign Trade Council
Purpose - Speaking role at Monterey Trade Forum
Total Cost - $194.96

HOOLEY, DARLENE - Democratic Party
January 10, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (3 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - Educational trip; speaking engagement
Total Cost - $575.00

INSLEE, JAY R - Democratic Party
January 10, 2002 - January 11, 2002 (2 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - attend Monterey Congressional Forum on Trade
Total Cost - $364.21

INSLEE, JAY R - Democratic Party
January 10, 2003 - January 12, 2003 (3 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - To attend Monterey Congressional forum on trade policy
Total Cost - $973.38

NAPOLITANO, GRACE - Democratic Party
January 10, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (3 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - Panelist at trade conference
Total Cost - $889.00

RADANOVICH, GEORGE - Republican Party
January 11, 2001 - January 12, 2001 (2 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - speak to conference attendees
Total Cost - $250.00

SANCHEZ, LORETTA - Democratic Party
January 10, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (2 days)
Monterey, CA
Purpose - speaking engagement
Total Cost - $100.00

WATERS, MAXINE - Democratic Party
January 10, 2001 - January 11, 2001 (2 days)
Monterey, CA
Co-sponsor(s): California Arts Council
Purpose - Featured speaker at congressional reception
Total Cost - $600.50

BECERRA, XAVIER - Democratic Party
February 24, 2005 - February 24, 2005 (1 days)
San Diego, CA
Purpose - Served on panel at Trade Policy Forum
Total Cost - $410.40

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.