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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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  • 04.15.15

    The Lost Children of Katrina

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Office of

Maurice Hinchey


Total cost of 64 office trips: $191,796.70


Trips by Maurice Hinchey
Total cost of congressperson's 28 trips: $148,850.54

Destination: BADEN-BADEN, GERMANY
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: PARTICIPATION IN THE "U.S.-GERMAN ROUNDTABLES FOR THE 21ST CENTURY"
Date: Jan 12, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $5,855.55
source

Destination: HAVANA, CUBA
Sponsor: Washington Office on Latin America
Purpose: FACT-FINDING TRIP TO EVALUATE THE IMPACT OF THE U.S. EMBARGO ON THE PEOPLE OF CUBA
Date: Feb 20, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $2,411.62
source

Destination: MOROCCO, TUNISIA, ALGERIA, EGYPT
Sponsor: Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
Purpose: MEETINGS TO EXCHANGE VIEWS ON HOW BEST TO FURTHER THE PEACE PROCESS
Date: Apr 18, 2000 (2 days)
Expense: $8,351.79
source

Destination: VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US-CHINA RELATIONS
Date: May 30, 2000 (5 days)
Expense: $4,509.97
source

Destination: PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 20, 2000 (6 days)
Expense: $2,654.30
source

Destination: DAMASCUS, CAIRO, TEL AVIV
Sponsor: Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP
Date: Nov 18, 2000 (4 days)
Expense: $9,157.05
source

Destination: GRAND CAYMAN ISLAND
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US POLICY TOWARDS CUBA
Date: Jan 12, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $5,363.10
source

Destination: ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: EDUCATION CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 16, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,824.50
source

Destination: GERMANY AND LIECHTENSTEIN
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: "US GERMAN ROUNDTABLE" MEETING
Date: Feb 21, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $7,497.50
source

Destination: MIDDLE EAST
Sponsor: Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH HEADS OF STATE
Date: May 26, 2001 (9 days)
Expense: $11,288.59
source

Destination: HELSINKI, FINLAND AND PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: CONFERENCE ON US-RUSSIA RELATIONS
Date: Aug 19, 2001 (10 days)
Expense: $4,248.30
source

Destination: PRAGUE, MADRID
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: IMDI BOARD MEETING
Date: Aug 30, 2001 (4 days)
Expense: $4,047.40
source

Destination: BERLIN, GERMANY AND LIECHTENSTEIN
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: U.S.-GERMAN ROUNDTABLE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY
Date: Feb 16, 2002 (8 days)
Expense: $15,042.00
source

Destination: SHANGHAI - NANJING - BEIJING, CHINA
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON US-CHINA RELATIONS
Date: Mar 29, 2002 (9 days)
Expense: $8,770.95
source

Destination: HAVANA AND SAN ANTONIO DE LOS BANOS, CUBA
Sponsor: Christopher Reynolds Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRIP ON THE EFFECTS OF THE CUBAN EMBARGO
Date: Jan 11, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $1,832.78
source

Destination: COLOGNE, GERMANY WITH IMDI
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: "U.S.-GERMAN ROUNDTABLE FOR THE 21ST CENTURY"
Date: Feb 18, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $7,947.60
source

Destination: ALBANY, NY-DOHA, QATAR-AMMAN, JORDAN-TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Sponsor: ISLAMIC FREE MARKET INSTITUTE FOUNDATION/UNIVERSITY OF QATAR
Purpose: THIRD ANNUAL QATAR-AMERICAN CONFERENCE FOR FREE MARKETS & DEMOCRATS
Date: Apr 12, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $8,724.00
source

Destination: ROME, ITALY
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON THE GLOBAL ENVIRONMENT
Date: May 26, 2003 (6 days)
Expense: $5,862.10
source

Destination: MADISON, WISCONSIN
Sponsor: Free Press
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDIA REFORM.
Date: Nov 7, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $814.22
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: American Shipbuilding Association
Purpose: PARTICIPANT IN THE ASA'S CONGRESSIONAL/INDUSTRY WORKSHOP
Date: Dec 1, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $1,777.03
source

Destination: PUNTA MITA, MEXICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S.-MEXICO RELATIONS.
Date: Dec 4, 2003 (3 days)
Expense: $4,657.00
source

Destination: CANCUN, MEXICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON EDUCATION REFORM
Date: Feb 17, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,575.70
source

Destination: MOSCOW-BRATISLAVA-BUDAPEST
Sponsor: International Management and Development Institute
Purpose: IMDI SERIES OF BOARD ROOM BRIEFINGS
Date: Apr 11, 2004 (6 days)
Expense: $7,355.20
source

Destination: TEGUCIGALPA, HONDURAS
Sponsor: Center for International Policy
Purpose: TO DEMONSTRATE SOLIDARITY IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL MOVEMENT OF OLANCHO'S MARCH FOR LIFE, A MARCH IN PROTEST OF ILLEGAL LOGGING IN HONDURAS AND THE CORRUPTION THAT SUSTAINS IT.
Date: Jun 29, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $1,628.00
source

Destination: NAPLES, FL
Sponsor: American Shipbuilding Association
Purpose: TO PROVIDE A FORUM FOR MEMBERS OF CONGRESS AND LEADERS OF THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY TO SHARE AREAS OF CONCERN, AND TO DISCUSS POLICY AND LEGISLATION TO REBUILD OUR SEA SERVICES AND THE SHIPBUILDING INDUSTRY.
Date: Nov 30, 2004 (2 days)
Expense: $1,712.55
source

Destination: PUNTA MITA, MEXICO
Sponsor: Aspen Institute
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN A CONFERENCE ON U.S. POLICY IN LATIN AMERICA
Date: Jan 9, 2005 (5 days)
Expense: $9,183.68
source

Destination: NEWPORT, RI
Sponsor: Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Alliance
Purpose: KEYNOTE SPEAKER AND AWARD RECIPIENT AT THE AOMALLIANCE 12TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND EXPOSITION
Date: May 7, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $279.16
source

Destination: ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI
Sponsor: Free Press
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE FOR MEDIA REFORM
Date: May 13, 2005 (1 day)
Expense: $478.90
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Maurice Hinchey

Paul Brotherton
Sara Curtis
Wendy Darwell
Anne Georges
Denise Giuliano
Michael Iger
Dianne Miller
Averi Pakulis
Kiersten Stewart



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.