Congress Should Repeal the Ban on Pell Grants

Criminal Justice Reform, Student Debt

Twenty-five years ago, the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 banned incarcerated students from accessing Pell Grants and essentially gutted higher education opportunities in prison. The federal Pell Grant program provides need-based grants to low-income undergraduate students
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State of Our Union 2019

Democracy, Environment, Gun Violence Prevention, Immigration, Student Debt

In his Tuesday State of the Union address, President Trump will surely list his accomplishments and successes. But regardless of the results that he’ll discuss, young people know that his policies benefit the wealthy and powerful, not America’s youngest generations.
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Student Loan Borrowers Drowning in Debt Need Bold Solutions From Lawmakers

Student Debt

I worked throughout my time as a college student, sometimes up to 30 hours a week, all while making monthly student loan payments. It was never enough.
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