No one should have to worry over lack of food or access to safe housing, especially during a pandemic. Yet, these problems are so widespread that 38 percent of college students say that they don’t have the means to meet their basic… Read more
The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting campuses nationwide. Here are a few of the ways that institutions are stepping up to meet students’ basic needs in this moment of uncertainty:
WASHINGTON — Attending college can be one of the most expensive endeavors Americans face. According to U.S. PIRG Education Fund’s new report, Debit Cards on Campus: Putting Student Financial Well-Being At Risk, many banks are adding to that expense by partnering with schools to offer and aggressively market new checking accounts to students.
In the last 90 days 29,000 Somali children under the age of 5 have died –and if we don’t do something now, the death toll will grow by tens of thousands more.
This week is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week – a week to raise awareness, foster discussion, and promote action and
service to address hunger and homelessness in our communities.