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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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    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.

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Natl Council of La Raza - $11,699.18 spent on 10 trips
100.0% spent on Democratic Party
0.0% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

SANCHEZ, LINDA - Democratic Party
June 26, 2004 - June 27, 2004 (2 days)
Los Angeles, CA
Purpose - keynote speaker
Total Cost - $737.04

LIEBERMAN, JOSEPH I - Democratic Party
July 16, 2001 - July 16, 2001 (1 days)
Milwaukee, WI
Purpose - Senator address national Council of La Raza's annual conference luncheon
Total Cost - $320.00

NAPOLITANO, GRACE - Democratic Party
June 28, 2004 - June 29, 2004 (2 days)
Phoenix, AZ
Purpose - As a panelist provided updates on legislative work on behalf of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus
Total Cost - $177.29

SANCHEZ, LORETTA - Democratic Party
June 27, 2004 - June 27, 2004 (1 days)
Phoenix, AZ
Purpose - Speaking engagement
Total Cost - $788.24

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
June 27, 2004 - June 29, 2004 (3 days)
Phoenix, AZ
Purpose - Speaker at NCLR National Conference
Total Cost - $817.20

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 27, 2004 - December 30, 2004 (4 days)
Guadalajara, Mexico
Purpose - Retreat of Hispanic Leaders - Encuentro
Total Cost - $1,330.84

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 27, 2003 - December 30, 2003 (4 days)
Half Moon Bay, CA
Purpose - Hispanic leaders retreat - Encuentro
Total Cost - $2,139.00

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 26, 2001 - December 31, 2001 (6 days)
San Antonio, TX
Purpose - Encuentro - Leadership Retreat
Total Cost - $2,066.79

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
December 26, 2000 - December 29, 2000 (4 days)
Tampa, FL
Purpose - Hispanic Leaders Retreat - Encuentro
Total Cost - $2,717.02

BECERRA, XAVIER - Democratic Party
July 18, 2005 - July 19, 2005 (2 days)
Philadelphia, PA
Purpose - Congressman spoke at NCLR Annual Conference - session entitled "Wealth Creation in Latino Communities" on 7/19.
Total Cost - $605.76

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.