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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

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  • 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

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Trips by*

Perry Brody


Total cost of 7 trips: $7,622.42


Trips traveled under the office of Silvestre Reyes

Destination: CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO MEET OTHER CHIEFS OF STAFF AND TO WORK ON POLICY FOR 107TH CONGRESS
Date: Jan 26, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $212.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO ATTEND BI-PARTISAN CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 21, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $655.00
source

Destination: ORLANDO, FL
Sponsor: SAP America Inc
Purpose: TO VISIT SAP'S CONVERTION AND LEARN ABOUT THEIR ACTIVITIES RE: US MILITARY AND HOMELAND SECURITY
Date: Jun 15, 2003 (1 day)
Expense: $1,204.42
source

Destination: CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEX
Sponsor: LATIN AMERICAN WORKING GROUP AND WASHINGTON OFFICE ON LATIN AMERICA
Purpose: LEARN MORE ABOUT UNRESOLVED MURDERS OF WOMEN IN CIUDAD JUAREZ, MEXICO
Date: Oct 11, 2003 (2 days)
Expense: $272.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: CHIEFS OF STAFF RETREAT
Date: Feb 19, 2004 (3 days)
Expense: $585.00
source

Destination: INDIA
Sponsor: Confederation of Indian Industry
Purpose: TO DEVELOP UNDERSTANDING OF NATIONAL SECURITY AND FOREIGN POLICY ISSUES RELATIONS INDIAN AND OF OUT SOURCING OF U.S. JOBS
Date: Apr 2, 2004 (8 days)
Expense: $3,194.00
source

Destination: PHILADELPHIA
Sponsor: Mercatus Center at George Mason University
Purpose: TO LEARN ABOUT AND DISCUSS WITH COLLEAGUES (BOTH REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRAT) CRITICAL ISSUES TO BE ADDRESSED IN 109TH CONGRESS
Date: Feb 4, 2005 (2 days)
Expense: $1,500.00
source



* - Trips by all travelers named Perry Brody.


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.