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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

    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

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  • 04.01.15

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Trips sponsored by

Jewish Community Relations Council(s)


Total cost of 24 trips: $86,857.69


Traveler: Stanton Bullock (from the office of Daniel Patrick Moynihan)
Destination: ISRAEL & JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING-ISRAEL/MIDDLE EAST/PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: David Williams (from the office of Michael Forbes)
Destination: ISRAEL/JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING-ISRAEL/MIDDLE EAST/PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: Jim Messina (from the office of Carolyn Mccarthy)
Destination: ISRAEL/JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING, ISRAEL-MIDDLE EAST, PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,393.00
source

Traveler: Jameel Johnson (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: ISRAEL/JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING - ISRAEL/MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: Christopher Connell (from the office of Joseph Crowley)
Destination: ISRAEL/JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING-ISRAEL/MIDDLE BASE/POACO PROCESS
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: Kevin Ryan (from the office of Anthony Weiner)
Destination: ISRAEL / JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING - ISRAEL/MIDDLE EAST/PORCO
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: John Calvelli (from the office of Eliot Engel)
Destination: ISABEL-JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING - ISRAEL/MIDDLE EAST/PASCA
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: Matthew Traub (from the office of Nita Lowey)
Destination: ISRAEL & JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION AND FACT-FINDING RE: ISRAEL, MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: Steve Hall (from the office of Sue Kelly)
Destination: ISRAEL / JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING, ISRAEL-MIDDLE EAST PEACE PROCESS
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: Kiersten Stewart (from the office of Maurice Hinchey)
Destination: ISRAEL/JORDAN
Purpose: EDUCATION, FACT-FINDING-ISRAEL/MIDDLE EAST
Date: Jan 9, 2000 (8 days)
Expense: $2,493.00
source

Traveler: Stuart Gottlieb (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose: BUSINESS
Date: Jul 5, 2001 (5 days)
Expense: $2,956.10
source

Traveler: Charles Schumer (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH ISRAELI LEADERS
Date: Jul 7, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $12,218.00
source

Traveler: Bradley Tusk (from the office of Charles Schumer)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH ISRAELI LEADERS
Date: Jul 7, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $2,650.00
source

Traveler: Hillary Clinton (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: NEWARK-ISRAEL-NEW YORK
Purpose: FACT FINDING TRAVEL
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $3,392.89
source

Traveler: Huma Abedin (from the office of Hillary Clinton)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose:
Date: Feb 22, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,875.76
source

Traveler: Barbara Mikulski (from the office of Barbara Mikulski)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Purpose: TO GIVE A SPEECH
Date: Feb 8, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $337.54
source

Traveler: Gregory Meeks (from the office of Gregory Meeks)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose: FACT-FINDING
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,596.90
source

Traveler: Anthony Weiner (from the office of Anthony Weiner)
Destination: TEL AVIV (ISRAEL)
Purpose: FACT FINDING
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $4,510.90
source

Traveler: Eliot Engel (from the office of Eliot Engel)
Destination: LONDON - ISRAEL - NEW YORK
Purpose: PARTICIPATE IN MEETINGS WITH ELECTED & COMMUNITY LEADERS
Date: Aug 17, 2003 (5 days)
Expense: $7,441.20
source

Traveler: Mark Kennedy (from the office of Mark Kennedy)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose: FACT FINDING - LEARNING VIABLE INFORMATION REGARDING HOMELAND SECURITY, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, U.S.-ISRAEL RELATIONS
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (4 days)
Expense: $4,727.80
source

Traveler: John Kline (from the office of John Kline)
Destination: TEL AVIV, ISRAEL
Purpose: MEETINGS WITH FOREIGN LEADERS, FACT-FINDING MISSIONS
Date: Jan 11, 2004 (5 days)
Expense: $4,727.80
source

Traveler: Michael Capuano (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 9, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $5,810.40
source

Traveler: Kate Auspitz (from the office of Michael Capuano)
Destination: ISRAEL
Purpose: EDUCATIONAL
Date: Jan 9, 2005 (9 days)
Expense: $3,461.40
source

Traveler: Jeffrey Thomas (from the office of Barbara Lee)
Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK; TEL AVIV, ISRAEL; SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Purpose: EXPOSURE TO VIEWS AND ISSUES OF MIDDLE EAST PEACE WITH NGO'S AND GOV'T OFFICIALS AND PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS
Date: Mar 3, 2005 (10 days)
Expense: $3,321.00
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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.

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.