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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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  • 04.08.15

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  • 04.01.15

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Back to The Data

Trips by*

Amy Porter


Total cost of 16 trips: $16,517.84


Trips traveled under the office of Edward Royce

Destination: SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: TO ATTEND A BANKING AND TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 17, 2000 (3 days)
Expense: $1,494.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Mortgage Insurance Companies of America
Purpose: TO ATTEND CONFERENCE ON PRIVATE MORTGAGE INSURANCE
Date: Apr 17, 2000 (1 day)
Expense: $1,166.20
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Freddie Mac
Purpose: TO ATTEND SENATE FINANCIAL SERVICES CONFERENCE
Date: Feb 15, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,050.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers
Purpose: ATTEND INSURANCE CONFERENCE
Date: Mar 3, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,200.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT THE NASDAQ MARKET.
Date: Apr 19, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $875.00
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: TO EXAMINE U.S. COPYWRIGHT LAWS AND MUSIC RATING REQUIREMENTS
Date: Aug 13, 2001
Expense: $275.00
source

Destination:
Sponsor: Council of Federal Home Loan Banks
Purpose: TO ATTEND A CONFERENCE ON THE FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK SYSTEM
Date: Aug 30, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $744.04
source

Destination: WASHINGTON TO TUCSON, AZ TO LOS ANGELES CA
Sponsor: Community Financial Services Association of America
Purpose: TO PARTICIPATE IN PANEL DISCUSSION.
Date: Jan 31, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $1,692.73
source

Destination: DC TO WEST VIRGINIA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: CHIEF OF STAFF PLANNING RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2002 (2 days)
Expense: $624.00
source

Destination: MEETING W/ AMERICAN ACADEMY OF LACTIRINES & NY ST. INSER. CAUCUS.
Sponsor: AMERICAN ACADEMY OF LACTIRINES
Purpose: LEARN ABOUT TERRORISM INSURANCE 2ND OPTIONAL FEDERAL CHARTER
Date: May 3, 2002 (1 day)
Expense: $935.00
source

Destination: HOTSPRINGS, VA
Sponsor: Congressional Institute Inc
Purpose: TO ATTEND THE BICAMERAL CHIEF OF STAFF DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE
Date: Oct 23, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $600.00
source

Destination: NYC, NY
Sponsor: NASDAQ
Purpose: TO STUDY MARKET STRUCTURE ISSUES
Date: Mar 29, 2004
Expense: $287.14
source

Destination: BRUSSELS, BELGIUM
Sponsor: Atlantic Commission
Purpose: TO GAIN A GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF THE GOVERNMENTAL AND POLITICAL PROCESSES IN EUROPE AS A WHOLE AND THE NETHERLANDS IN SPECIFIC, ESPECIALLY AS THEY RELATE TO U.S. FOREIGN POLICY.
Date: Apr 3, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,261.17
source

Destination: NEW YORK, NEW YORK
Sponsor: New York Stock Exchange
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND OBSERVE THE OPERATIONS OF THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE.
Date: Jul 18, 2004 (1 day)
Expense: $918.56
source

Destination: KOME, CHAD
Sponsor: Exxon Mobil Corporation
Purpose: TO OBSERVE THE ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL IMPACT ON THE CHAD-CAMEROON PIPELINE ON THE LOCAL COMMUNITY
Date: Jan 24, 2005
Expense: $500.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FLORIDA
Sponsor: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FEDERAL CREDIT UNIONS
Purpose: TO SPEAK TO THE CONVENTION ABOUT FINANCIAL SERVICES ISSUES
Date: Jan 27, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $895.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Amy Porter.


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.