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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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Hope Center in the News

“We Were Ready.” Behind the American Indian College Fund’s Impressive Fundraising Surge — Inside Philanthropy
Inside Philanthropy, October 7, 2020

Brown Foundation invests in OC
Odessa American, October 7, 2020

Higher Education Food Insecurity Expert Calls On Idaho Leaders To Do More For Students
Boise State Public Radio, October 7, 2020

App State tackles food insecurity through free pantries, adjustments made for COVID-19
The Appalachian, October 3, 2020

SBCC Foundation virtual gala raises money and awareness
The Channels, October 2, 2020

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