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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

American Legacy Foundation - $19,769.35 spent on 18 trips
96.1% spent on Democratic Party
3.9% spent on Independent Party
0.0% spent on Republican Party

MEEKS, GREGORY W - Democratic Party
July 9, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (3 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Tri-Caucus Minority Health Summit
Total Cost - $1,500.94

WYNN, ALBERT - Democratic Party
July 9, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (3 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Tri-Caucus Minority Health Summit
Total Cost - $892.94

CHRISTENSEN, DONNA M - Democratic Party
July 9, 2004 - July 10, 2004 (2 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Tri Caucus Minority Health Summit
Total Cost - $1,186.73

CLYBURN, JAMES E - Democratic Party
July 10, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (2 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Attend Congressional Summit on Health Disparities
Total Cost - $1,219.07

FARR, SAM - Democratic Party
July 9, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (3 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Members of the CBC, CHC, and CAPAC met to discuss minority health issues
Total Cost - $436.74

CUMMINGS, ELIJAH E - Independent Party
July 10, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (2 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Participate in Tri-Caucus Minority Health Summit - Miami, FL
Total Cost - $775.81

GUTIERREZ, LUIS V - Democratic Party
July 9, 2004 - July 12, 2004 (4 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Tri Caucus Minority Health Summit - participant
Total Cost - $1,176.07

HONDA, MIKE - Democratic Party
July 9, 2004 - July 11, 2004 (3 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - Conduct Tri-Caucus Health Forum in Miami, FL
Total Cost - $892.94

SOLIS, HILDA - Democratic Party
July 9, 2004 - July 12, 2004 (4 days)
Miami, FL
Purpose - not specified
Total Cost -

BORDALLO, MADELEINE Z - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Purpose - A minority health summit that highlighted important health issues facing minority communities today
Total Cost - $1,146.46

GRIJALVA, RAUL M MR. - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, Aetna, AHIP, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Purpose - Minority health summit
Total Cost - $2,223.86

SOLIS, HILDA - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, America's Health Insurance Plans, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Health Group
Purpose -
Total Cost - $1,458.82

NAPOLITANO, GRACE - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 23, 2005 (2 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, Aetna, AARP, Blue Cross Blue Shield, United, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Purpose - Minority Health Summit
Total Cost - $1,207.80

MEEK, KENDRICK B - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Purpose - Participate in 3rd Annual Tri-Caucus Health Forum
Total Cost - $821.20

HONDA, MIKE - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Coalition to Promote Minority Health
Purpose - Minority Health Summit in Chicago, IL; Congressman Honda attended as Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus
Total Cost - $1,200.66

CARSON, JULIA - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 23, 2005 (2 days)
Chicago, IL
Purpose - Minority health summit - to promote minority health
Total Cost - $685.31

SANCHEZ, LINDA - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, Aetna, AHIP, United, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Purpose - Minority Health Summit
Total Cost - $1,507.38

CHRISTENSEN, DONNA M - Democratic Party
July 22, 2005 - July 24, 2005 (3 days)
Chicago, IL
Co-sponsor(s): Coalition to Promote Minority Health, SEIU, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AHIP, Blue Cross Blue Shield
Purpose - Minority health summit
Total Cost - $1,436.62

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.