Philadelphians Speak Up About Barriers to College Completion: A #RealCollegePHL Report
Posted by The Hope Center on October 12, 2021
The Hope Center recommends widespread action to uplift residents of the nation’s poorest major city, in a new report that highlights affordability as the key barrier for Philadelphians who want to obtain a college degree.
- Augmenting existing community-based and college-run programs aimed at those who have not completed degrees
- Expanding access to supports like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
- Creating a citywide emergency aid fund
- Expanding affordable child-care offerings
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