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5.15.19 Report
Innovative public housing authorities (PHAs) are collaborating with college access partners and community colleges to increase postsecondary educational achievement for low-income residents and college students experiencing homelessness. Among them, the Chicago Housing Authority (CHA) and...
7.11.19 Members Making News
From the New Haven Independent: Yaleija Jackson recently had a bad experience with a dentist. When he pulled her tooth, it hurt. A lot. That has only increased her career aspiration to be a dentist, and a good one. The quest begins with her entering Howard University in the fall majoring in...
7.11.19 Members Making News
From the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles's (HACLA) press release: Forty-six (46) graduating high school seniors living in Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) public housing developments and Section 8 were recently awarded academic scholarships. Students received...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From Crain’s Cleveland Business: "Cuyahoga Community College is working to bring its services into more locations across Northeast Ohio. The college aims to bring more education and job-training resources to neighborhoods in poverty, a news release stated. Tri-C will be working with...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From ABC7 Los Angeles: Forty-six high school seniors and their families Thursday celebrated achievements many will never understand. All of the students live in Section 8 or public housing developments, and all of them are going to college. "At first, I wanted to go to UCLA, UC Berkeley, and...
6.28.19 Members Making News
From BISNOW Seattle: "Last fall, Kōz Development founder and owner Cathy Reines jumped at the chance to partner with Tacoma Housing Authority to build affordable housing for University of Washington Tacoma students. The project gives students more housing stability as they shape their futures...
5.16.19 Press Release
Public Housing Authorities, Community Colleges, College Access Partners Collaborate to Eliminate Barriers to Postsecondary Success New Report and Recommendations from the Council of Large Public Housing Authorities Highlight Innovative Cross-Sector Collaborations to Improve Postsecondary...
5.8.19 Members Making News
From The News Tribune: More students in Tacoma are graduating high school, but graduating college is another story. Fewer students enrolled and completed college last year than in previous years, according to a new report released by Graduate Tacoma, a community movement with the...
4.24.19
Over one in five college students—and over two in five community college students—are parents, according to a recent study by the Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR). Student parents are most likely to attend community colleges, but also make up 17, 18, and 13 percent of public four-year...
4.24.19
The Department of Education (ED) listed applications for new awards for the Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPS) Program in the Federal Register on April 16, 2019. The CCAMPS program application is open to postsecondary institutions who are interested in providing campus-based...

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