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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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Back to The Data

Office of

Steve Israel


Total cost of 25 office trips: $94,256.92


Trips by Steve Israel
Total cost of congressperson's 10 trips: $62,472.11

Destination: BOSTON LOGAN
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: May 6, 2001
Expense: $225.00
source

Destination: DALLAS
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: SPEECH TO AIPAC MEMBERSHIP
Date: Aug 18, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $1,189.00
source

Destination: TOUR OF NORTH-SHORE-LIJ HOSPITALS AND DISCUSSION OF THEIR FEDERAL NEED
Sponsor: NORTH SHORE-LONG ISLAND JEWISH HOSPITALS
Purpose: TOUR OF NORTH SHORE-LIJ HOSPITALS AND DISCUSSIONS OF THEIR MEDICARE/NIT CONCERNS AND NEEDS.
Date: Apr 11, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $455.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Touro College
Purpose: COMMENCEMENT SPEECH
Date: May 26, 2002
Expense: $462.00
source

Destination: LONG ISLAND, NY - NEW YORK CITY, NY - WASHINGTON, DC
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TOUR OF NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
Date: Jun 2, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $689.18
source

Destination: ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: FACT FINDING MISSION TO MEET WITH ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN LEADERS REGARDING THE MIDDLE EAST PROCESS.
Date: Aug 2, 2003 (12 days)
Expense: $10,829.60
source

Destination: JFK-FLL-IAD
Sponsor: American Israel Public Affairs Committee and affiliates
Purpose: SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT
Date: Nov 15, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $706.76
source

Destination: NEW DELHI, INDIA-HYDERABAD, INDIA-MUMBAI, INDIA-DHAKA, INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: DELEGATION VISIT TO INDIA TO MEET WITH POLITICAL AND BUSINESS LEADERS, DISCUSS DEFENSE AND FINANCIAL POLICIES
Date: Jan 2, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $20,270.26
source

Destination: COLOMBO, SRI LANKA
Sponsor: INSTITUTE OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN STUDIES (ISEAS) FOR 1/10-1/15 AND 1/18 COMMUNICATIONS CONSORTIUM MEDIA CENTER (SRI LANKA PORTION) 1/15-1/17
Purpose: COLLECT INFORMATION ON TSUNAMI RELIEF EFFORTS AND HOMELAND SECURITY
Date: Jan 10, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $14,996.20
source

Destination: TEL AVIV-JERUSALEM AND TRAVEL WITHIN ISRAEL
Sponsor: American Israel Education Foundation
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL-TO SEE FIRSTHAND THE PRESSING ISSUES IN THE MIDDLE EAST, PARTICULARLY DISENGAGEMENT
Date: Aug 8, 2005 (7 days)
Expense: $12,649.11
source


Congressional staff traveling under the office of Steve Israel

Francis Creighton
Deborah Darcy
Priya Dayananda
Matthew Larkin
Heather Mchugh
Mark Siegel
Jonathan Vogel



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.