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The Hope Center for College, Community and Justice and Believe in Students are co-hosting the #RealCollege Blog to uplift the voices of students, educators, faculty, staff, policymakers, community organizations, and others dedicated to the movement that ensures students’ basic needs for food and housing are met. This blog is a platform designed to keep community members informed and inspired about our shared goals that stem from action-based research.
From the Nation’s Capital to My Hometown: How COVID-19 has Changed the College Student’s Experience
When I was a senior in high school just about to graduate, I took part in this tradition in my AP Calculus class. Many students who take ...
Apr 20, 2021 / Read More
Formalized Extensions and Pedagogies of Care
By Dr. Andrew Joseph Pegoda, University of Houston
Apr 13, 2021 / Read More
Advancing a Federal Agenda for #RealCollege Students
The pandemic and economic crisis of the past year have given us countless reasons why we need to invest in a supportive safety net that s...
Apr 08, 2021 / Read More
How “Free College” Can Support #RealCollege Students
President Joe Biden took office committed to a range of progressive policies affecting college students. These policies include a plan fo...
Apr 06, 2021 / Read More
WAKE UP AMERICA: #REALCOLLEGE STUDENTS NEED SUPPORT
“Education must not simply teach work, it must teach life,” W.E.B. Du Bois.
Mar 30, 2021 / Read More
#RealCollege Best Reads #1
For our first post in the #RealCollege Best Reads series, we are featuring the greatest hits of the #RealCollege Movement to date!
Mar 23, 2021 / Read More
I See You!
Chad Dull, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Minnesota State College Southeast
Mar 16, 2021 / Read More
Imagine rationing your children’s food at every meal, terrified it will not last through the week. Or, skipping your own meals, just to m...
Mar 09, 2021 / Read More
I thought I was an isolated case — I know now I wasn’t.
I would wait until the evening, when it was pleasantly cool and dark enough, to slip unnoticed into the other dorms and make my way to re...
Mar 02, 2021 / Read More
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