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Raising the Roof for Student Housing

June 4, 2021 – Inside Higher Ed – Community college leaders and lawmakers are reinvigorating their efforts to provide housing for students after the pandemic shined a spotlight on housing insecurity. Read more.

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One in seven recipients of SNAP benefits earned associate’s or bachelor’s degrees, census analysis shows

May 29, 2021 – The Philadelphia Inquirer – There is a “broad socioeconomic range of adults who rely on government assistance,” according to the Census Bureau. Read more.

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CCP and PHA are going to offer housing for community college students without a secure place to live

May 20, 2021 – The Philadelphia Inquirer – For the last two years, Philadelphia’s community college and housing authority have been exploring ways to help students who don’t have a stable place to live stay in school and earn a…

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Report Analyzes Effects of COVID-19 on Texas Students’ Mental Health, Employment and Basic Needs Insecurity

May 18, 2021 – Diverse: Issues In Higher Education – After working and saving up money, Marco Flores was able to experience on-campus living at Paul Quinn College for the first time last spring. Read more.

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Warren, Sanders Call For Expanding Food Aid To College Students

May 11, 2021 – NPR – Democrats in the House and Senate are introducing legislation Tuesday that would make pandemic-related food benefits for college students permanent. Read more.

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Making the Most of $40 Billion

May 3, 2021 – Inside Higher Ed – Congress just authorized funding for colleges as part of the American Rescue plan, and here’s how it should be used. Read more.

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Spring brings even steeper enrollment declines

April 29, 2021 – Inside Higher Ed – If campus leaders thought fall 2020 enrollment declines were bad, spring’s enrollment drops are even worse, especially for community colleges. Read more.

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Biden Directs Education Funding to Community Colleges, a Key Lifeline

April 28, 2021 – The New York Times – After she got divorced in 2015, Sonia Medeiros, 48, knew she had to earn a college degree. Read more.

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The Hope Center welcomes three talented Team Members

The Hope Center Welcomes Three Talented Teammates April 27, 2021 The Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice today is announcing new team members to support #RealCollege initiatives for student-ready colleges and universities as part of its strategic organizational growth…

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