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the Hope Center

Too many students leave college without credentials because life, logistics, and a lack of money got in the way. These #RealCollege students are the new majority, but they are often ignored. The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice is home to an action research team using rigorous research to drive innovative practice, evidence-based policymaking, and effective communications to support #RealCollege students.

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Hope Supports Launch of Swipe Out Hunger Pilot Program at Temple University

Today Temple University students have access to new support for their basic needs, as a Swipe Out Hunger pilot program opens on campus.  Swipes for Philadelphia will provide 1,000 emergency meals for food-insecure students during the 2019-2020 academic school year. The Temple pilot is the brainchild of AaronRey Ebreo, Director of Student Basic Needs for Temple …

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New Projects to Fight Basic Needs Insecurity Among #RealCollege Students

With support from Arnold Ventures, we are launching a new partnership with two nonprofits to address food and housing insecurity on college campuses. Too many students leave college without credentials because life, logistics, and a lack of money got in the way. Our research reveals that #RealCollege students are the new majority, but they are often …

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